spellbind

[spel-bahynd]
verb (used with object), spellbound, spellbinding.
to hold or bind by or as if by a spell; enchant; entrance; fascinate.

Origin:
1800–10; spell2 + bind, deduced from spellbound

spellbindingly, adverb
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spellbind (ˈspɛlˌbaɪnd)
 
vb , -binds, -binding, -bound
(tr) to cause to be spellbound; entrance or enthral

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Example sentences
But a semblance of normality will not mean a return to the spellbinding
  leverage of the credit bubble.
But if a paleontologist could see a dinosaur frolicking in the open
  countryside, it would be absolutely spellbinding.
The result is a spellbinding return to glory days that never feels rote or
  recycled.
But it is also a testament to the power of the words of a spellbinding narrator.
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