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enthral

[en-thrawl] /ɛnˈθrɔl/
verb (used with object), enthralled, enthralling.
1.
Related forms
enthralment, noun
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Examples for enthral
  • His purpose is not to enthral but to persuade, and to disturb.
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enthral

/ɪnˈθrɔːl/
verb (transitive) -thrals (US) -thralls, -thralling, -thralled
1.
to hold spellbound; enchant; captivate
2.
(obsolete) to hold as thrall; enslave
Derived Forms
enthraller, noun
enthralment, (US) enthrallment, noun
Word Origin
C16: from en-1 + thrall
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