FASCINATION in a Sentence

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fascination
 n.  capacity to attract intense interest
Classic Sentence: (121 in 9 pages)
1  She watched the swell of his powerful shoulders against the cloth with a fascination that was disturbing, a little frightening.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  When the tea came he watched her in silent fascination while her hands flitted above the tray, looking miraculously fine and slender in contrast to the coarse china and lumpy bread.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
3  The very slowness and hesitancy of the effect increased its fascination: it was delicious to lean over and look down into the dim abysses of unconsciousness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
4  Her face had a kind of fascination for me: it was the very colour and shape of anger.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
5  He had a strange fascination for me, and I invited him to call on me.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
6  This spectacle seemed to paralyze them, overcome them with a fatal fascination.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
7  As by a fascination, every eye was now directed to the glaring greenish-gray eye of Simon.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
8  It was one of those collections of stories of bloody murders, ghostly legends, and supernatural visitations, which, coarsely got up and illustrated, have a strange fascination for one who once begins to read them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
9  Yet the unscrupulousness of Michaelis had a certain fascination for her.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
10  As a rule, the word Budmouth meant fascination on Egdon.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
11  She began to envy those pirouetters, to hunger for the hope and happiness which the fascination of the dance seemed to engender within them.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
12  The pale ray of evening lent a fascination to the experience.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
13  The promise of adventure had always a fascination for me, and I was complimented by the words of Holmes and by the eagerness with which the baronet hailed me as a companion.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
14  Holmes said little more, but the picture of the old roysterer seemed to have a fascination for him, and his eyes were continually fixed upon it during supper.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
15  And it has a fascination, too, that goes to work upon him.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
Example Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  The shopping center has a fascination for him.
2  The city has a fascination for him.
3  The fascination of the game lies in trying to guess what your opponent is thinking.
4  Newspapers are simply responding to the eternal fascination of their readers with the private lives of the rich and famous.
5  His letters have been a source of fascination to a wide audience.
6  Seeing over a thousand species of fish is part of the fascination of the reef.
7  The continuing fascination for World War Two among TV executives was shown in two awards.
8  I had a theoretical reverence and homage for beauty, elegance, gallantry, fascination.
9  "Wild" may be a misnomer. The malicious starting of fires is as old as the human fascination with flame and many of the fires may be directly or indirectly caused by humans.
10  There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating, people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
11  The book gives a fascinating insight into Mrs Blair's character.
12  The museum has a fascinating collection of Celtic artifacts.
13  The museum has a fascinating collection of exhibits ranging from Iron Age pottery to Inuit clothing.
14  It would be fascinating to discover more about the town's history.
15  The list of drinks, a dozen pages long, makes fascinating reading.