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enthrall

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of enthrall

  1. 1 to hold the attention of as if by a spell <enthralled by the flickering fire in the hearth, we lost all track of time> Synonyms arrest, bedazzle, catch up, enchant, fascinate, grip, hypnotize, mesmerize, spellbind Related Words enrapture, entrance, thrill; beguile, bewitch, charm; absorb, engage, engross, involve

  2. 2 to fill with overwhelming emotion (as wonder or delight) <for years these master magicians have been enthralling audiences with their astounding illusions> Synonyms carry away, enrapture, entrance (or enthral), rap, rapture, ravish, transportRelated Words delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, fascinate; elate, excite, exhilarate, stir

  3. 3 to hold the attention of <a play that will enthrall you for two hours> Synonyms absorb, bemuse, busy, catch up, engross, engage (or enthral), enwrap, fascinate, grip, immerse, interest, intrigue, involve, occupyRelated Words allure, attract, beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, obsess; hypnotize, mesmerize; distract, preoccupy; hog, monopolizeNear Antonyms bore, jade, pall, tire, weary



Variants of enthrall

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