spellbind

Definitions of spellbind
  1. verb
    put into a trance
    synonyms: entrance
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    type of:
    hypnotise, hypnotize, mesmerise, mesmerize
    induce hypnosis in
  2. verb
    to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    synonyms: fascinate, grip, transfix
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    type of:
    interest
    excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
  3. verb
    attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    synonyms: bewitch, magnetise, magnetize, mesmerise, mesmerize
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    type of:
    charm, influence, tempt
    induce into action by using one's charm
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