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Synonyms and Antonyms of enthrall

  1. 1 to hold the attention of as if by a spell enthralled by the flickering fire in the hearth, we lost all track of time Synonyms arrest, bedazzle, catch up, enchant, fascinate, grip, hypnotize, mesmerize, spellbind Related Words enrapture, entrance, thrill; beguile, bewitch, charm; absorb, engage, engross, involve

  2. 2 to fill with overwhelming emotion (as wonder or delight) for years these master magicians have been enthralling audiences with their astounding illusions Synonyms carry away, enrapture, entrance (or enthral), rap, rapture, ravish, transportRelated Words delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, fascinate; elate, excite, exhilarate, stir

  3. 3 to hold the attention of a play that will enthrall you for two hours Synonyms absorb, bemuse, busy, catch up, engross, engage (or enthral), enwrap, fascinate, 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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