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enchantment

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1 a spoken word or set of words believed to have magic power
  • entertained the children with stories about magic potions and enchantments

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2 the power of irresistible attraction
  • there's an enchantment about that handsome, young actor that audiences just adore

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3 the power to control natural forces through supernatural means
  • there are people even today who claim to be skilled in enchantment

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The first known use of enchantment was in the 13th century

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“Enchantment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enchantment. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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