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enthrall

en·thrall

enthrall

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn thrawl
part of speech: verb
inflections: enthraled, enthraling, enthralled, enthralling, enthralls, enthrals
definition: to hold the complete attention of; fascinate.
That mystery story enthralled me.
synonyms:
charm, fascinate
antonyms:
bore
similar words:
bewitch, enchant, hold, hypnotize, immerse, rivet, transport
derivations: enthralingly (adv.), enthrallingly (adv.), enthraler (n.), enthraller (n.), enthrallment (n.), enthralment (n.)