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Sample sentences for the GRE study word engaging

engaging can be used as a adj

1.'Come in, d'ye hear' growled this engaging ruffian. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
2.Collins's addresses, by engaging them towards herself. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
3.It was not his courage, it was not his engaging appearance, it was not--. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
4.If he were to be very alert in engaging Jane Fairfax now, it might augur something. - from Emma by Jane Austen
5.Sherlock Holmes and I had no difficulty in engaging a bedroom and sitting-room at the Crown Inn. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
6.I am perfectly satisfied, from what his manners now are, that he never had any design of engaging my affection. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
7.Jennings joined them soon after they entered the Gardens, and Elinor was not sorry that by her continuing with them, and engaging all Mrs. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
8.Next morning the Delphic priestess discovered the infant, and was so charmed by his engaging appearance that she adopted him as her own son. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
9.A professional case of great gravity was engaging my own attention at the time, and the whole of next day I was busy at the bedside of the sufferer. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

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