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fascinate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fascinate

  1. 1 to attract or delight as if by magic <for years the zoo's family of giant pandas have fascinated visitors> Synonyms allure, beguile, bewitch, captivate, enchant, charm, 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, wooNear Antonyms disgust, offend, repel, revolt; annoy, displease, irk; bore, tire, weary

  2. 2 to hold the attention of as if by a spell <I can gaze at the sea for hours, fascinated by the never-ending waves crashing upon the shore> Synonyms arrest, bedazzle, catch up, enchant, enthrall, grip, hypnotize, mesmerize, spellbindRelated Words enrapture, entrance, thrill; beguile, bewitch, charm; absorb, engage, engross, involve

  3. 3 to hold the attention of <the subject of artificial intelligence fascinates me> Synonyms absorb, bemuse, busy, catch up, engross, enthrall (or enthral), enwrap, engage, 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





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