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enthrall

verb
variants: or enthral

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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

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2 to fill with overwhelming emotion (as wonder or delight)
  • for years these master magicians have been enthralling audiences with their astounding illusions

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3 to hold the attention of
  • a play that will enthrall you for two hours

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The first known use of enthrall was in the 15th century

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“Enthrall.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enthrall. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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