Why are there so few synonyms for the word interesting? Really the only entirely interchangeable synonym is curious but it's rarely used now in this context. And interesting is a word used a lot and it would seem that we would all benefit if there were atlernatives at our disposal.

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    alluring amusing attractive beautiful compelling curious delightful engaging exotic fascinating impressive intriguing lovely pleasing provocative readable refreshing stimulating striking thought-provoking unusual absorbing affecting arresting captivating enchanting engrossing enthralling entrancing fine gripping inviting prepossessing riveting stirring winning charismatic elegant exceptional gracious magnetic pleasurable
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Well, depending on the specific "shade" of interest, there is also "intriguing", if your interest is piqued, and "fascinating", if you are extremely interested.

And I actually wouldn't say that interesting is entirely interchangeable with curious, because curious indicates peculiarity, while interesting doesn't.

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