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[en-tran-sing, -trahn-] /ɛnˈtræn sɪŋ, -ˈtrɑn-/
delightful; enchanting.
Origin of entrancing
First recorded in 1835-45; entrance2 + -ing2
Related forms
entrancingly, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And then a man is always so entrancingly occupied calling up her picture.

  • The Queen was gay and entrancingly charming with her intimate friends.

    My Own Affairs Louise, Princess of Belgium
  • The most entrancingly beautiful spots on God's beautiful earth!

    A Bid for Fortune Guy Boothby
  • I think the moonlight, what there is of it, is entrancingly beautiful, don't you?

    Pirates' Hope Francis Lynde
  • “Papa is tired, and you are a heavy little lump of honey,” Ida smiled, entrancingly.

    By the Light of the Soul Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Do you remember it—that entrancingly beautiful hour, Alfred?

    Little Eyolf Henrik Ibsen
  • She blushed, and found it entrancingly difficult to lift her eyelids.

    Missy Dana Gatlin
  • Oh, in your eyes I am not—I am not—entrancingly beautiful any more.

    Little Eyolf Henrik Ibsen
  • It was an entrancingly beautiful sight, and strange as it was beautiful.

    A Glimpse at Guatemala Anne Cary Maudslay
  • No one but Uncle Robert could tootle so entrancingly on the flute, or pick out such funny records for the Victrola.

    The Girl Scouts Rally Katherine Keene Galt

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