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: to confuse by a strong light
: to impress forcefully : enchant
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arrest, catch up, enchant, enthrall (or enthral), fascinate, grip, hypnotize, mesmerize, spellbind
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circa 1616, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: to thrill or excite (someone) very much
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to make faulty or ineffective
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