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spellbind

[spel-bahynd] /ˈspɛlˌbaɪnd/
verb (used with object), spellbound, spellbinding.
1.
to hold or bind by or as if by a spell; enchant; entrance; fascinate.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; spell2 + bind, deduced from spellbound
Related forms
spellbindingly, adverb
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spellbind

/ˈspɛlˌbaɪnd/
verb -binds, -binding, -bound
1.
(transitive) to cause to be spellbound; entrance or enthral
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