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bewitch

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verb be·witch \bi-ˈwich, bē-\

Simple Definition of bewitch

  • : to use magic to make someone do, think, or say something : to put (someone) under a spell

  • : to attract or delight (someone) in a way that seems magical

Full Definition of bewitch

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to influence or affect especially injuriously by witchcraft b :  to cast a spell over

  3. 2 :  to attract as if by the power of witchcraft :  enchant, fascinate <bewitched by her beauty>

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to bewitch someone or something

be·witch·ery play \-ˈwi-ch(ə-)rē\ noun
be·witch·ing·ly play \-ˈwi-chiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of bewitch

  1. People believed the girls had been bewitched.

  2. <a Wiccan who believes that it is indeed possible to bewitch someone>



13th Century

First Known Use of bewitch

13th century



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