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enchant

en·chant

enchant

 
pronunciation:
ihn chaent
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: enchanted, enchanting, enchants
definition 1: to put under a magic spell, or as if under a magic spell; bewitch.
The witch enchanted the castle so that all who entered it turned to stone.Her beautiful eyes enchanted him.
synonyms:
bewitch, charm, hex
similar words:
beguile, hoodoo, jinx
definition 2: to charm and delight.
This music just enchants me.
synonyms:
charm, spellbind
antonyms:
bore, disenchant, irritate
similar words:
allure, beguile, bewitch, captivate, delight, enrapture, enthrall, entrance, fascinate, mesmerize
derivation: enchanted (adj.)
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