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Synonyms of spellbinding

Verb


1. fascinate, transfix, grip, spellbind, interest

usage: to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"

2. magnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise, magnetise, bewitch, spellbind, charm, influence, tempt

usage: attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the audience with her tricks"

3. entrance, spellbind, hypnotize, hypnotise, mesmerize, mesmerise

usage: put into a trance

Adjective


1. hypnotic, mesmeric, mesmerizing, spellbinding, attractive (vs. unattractive)

usage: attracting and holding interest as if by a spell; "read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice"; "she had a warm mesmeric charm"; "the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing"; "a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome"

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