- 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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Examples from the Web for inthralled
And are men and women so inthralled by the molasses of sentimentalism in life?Unicorns
They who had once beheld its splendor were inthralled with an unutterable yearning to possess it.The Great Stone Face
This indifference of hers was but an additional charm for those whom her beauty had at once inthralled.Artist and Model
Ren de Pont-Jest
He should never see again the dark southern loveliness that had so inthralled his imagination; and the idea was maddening to him.Wee Wifie
Rosa Nouchette Carey
Then I left them; interested, inthralled, fascinated with them and their life, and—more in love with Eugen than ever.The First Violin
Word Origin and History for inthralled
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