What is another word for engaging?

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Charming and attractive
“She smiled her most secretive and engaging smile and said nothing.”
Holding the attention or provoking interest
“… a movie with an engaging story that will hold your interest for a couple of hours.”
Present participle for to provide with a paying job
“We basically engage these individuals as casual workers through a recruitment agency.”
Present participle for to get or hold the attention of
“We were finally able to engage him by talking about his pet dog.”
Present participle for to enter into contest or conflict with
“We have been given authority to engage enemy forces on sight.”
(engage in) Present participle for to participate or become involved in
“Charities will typically engage in a variety of activities to raise funds.”
Present participle for to pledge or enter into a contract to do something
“I would engage to pay him a weekly wage for some work that needed to be done.”
Present participle for to interconnect and bring into operation
“I found a sweet spot where the clutch lets the gears engage after raising the pedal a few inches.”
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