- to captivate or charm: a performer whose grace, skill, and virtuosity enthrall her audiences.
- to put or hold in slavery; subjugate: to be enthralled by illusions and superstitions.
Also inthral, inthrall.
Origin of enthrall
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1. spellbind, enchant, transport, enrapture.
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Word Origin and History for in-thrall
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