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charm

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of charm

  1. 1 something worn or kept to bring good luck or keep away evil <an old cap that I use as a charm for whenever I play softball> Synonyms amulet, fetish (also fetich), mascot, mojo, periapt, phylactery, talisman Related Words gris-gris (also grigri), juju, philter, toadstone; emblem, symbol, token, totem Near Antonyms curse, hex, spell Antonyms hoodoo, jinx

  2. 2 the power of irresistible attraction <a young singer with the kind of charm that turns a performer into a star> Synonyms allure, animal magnetism, appeal, attractiveness, captivation, charisma, duende, enchantment, fascination, force field, glamour (also glamor), magic, magnetism, oomph, pizzazz (or pizazz), seductiveness, witchery Related Words allurement, attraction, call, lure, seduction; agreeableness, darlingness, delightfulness, desirability, desirableness, niceness, pleasantness, pleasingness, sweetness; sex appeal Near Antonyms disagreeableness, distastefulness, obnoxiousness, offensiveness, unpleasantness Antonyms repulsion, repulsiveness

  3. 3 a spoken word or set of words believed to have magic power <recited a charm to make the prince fall in love with her> Synonyms abracadabra, bewitchment, spell, conjuration, enchantment, glamour (also glamor), hex, incantation, invocation, whammyRelated Words cantrip [chiefly Scottish], curse, jinx; bewitchery, conjuring, magic, mojo, necromancy, sorcery, voodoo, voodooism, witchcraft, witchery, wizardry; amulet, spell, fetish (also fetich), phylactery, talisman

  4. 4 an ornament worn on a chain around the neck or wrist <a dangling charm in the figure of a horse on her bracelet> Synonyms bangle, pendant, lavaliere (also lavalliere)Related Words locket, teardrop




charm

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of charm

  1. 1 to attract or delight as if by magic <a quaint seaside village that charms all who visit it> Synonyms allure, beguile, bewitch, captivate, enchant, fascinate, kill, magnetize, wile, witch [archaic] Related Words disarm, draw, entice, lure, pull, seduce, tempt; delight, gratify, please; arrest, enrapture, enthrall (or enthral), entrance; appeal (to), interest, intrigue; beckon, court, invite, solicit, woo Near Antonyms disgust, offend, repel, revolt; annoy, displease, irk; bore, tire, weary

  2. 2 to cast a spell on <in one version of the tale, it is a vengeful fairy who charms Sleeping Beauty so that she falls into a sleep for a hundred years> Synonyms bewitch, enchant, ensorcell (or ensorcel), hex, overlook, spell, strikeRelated Words curse, jinx, possess, voodoo; attract, beguile, captivate, fascinate, mesmerize, spellbind; entice, lure, seduce, temptNear Antonyms bless





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