plural of enchantress
as in witches
a woman believed to have often harmful supernatural powers when misfortune occurred, it was not uncommon for some unpopular woman of the village to be branded an enchantress

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as in sirens
a woman whom men find irresistibly attractive Scarlett O'Hara is one of literature's most celebrated enchantresses

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“Enchantresses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enchantresses. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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