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captivates

verb
present tense third-person singular of captivate

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to attract or delight as if by magic
  • the clown captivated the toddlers with his balloon tricks

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captivating

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“Captivates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/captivates. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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