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enthral

[ en-thrawl ]
/ ɛnˈθrɔl /
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verb (used with object), en·thralled, en·thral·ling.

enthrall.

Nearby words

enthalpy, enthesis, enthesitis, enthesopathy, enthetic, enthral, enthrall, enthralling, enthrone, enthronement, enthuse
Related formsen·thral·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for enthral

enthral

US enthrall

/ (ɪnˈθrɔːl) /

verb -thrals or US -thralls, -thralling or -thralled (tr)

to hold spellbound; enchant; captivate
obsolete to hold as thrall; enslave
Derived Formsenthraller, nounenthralment or US enthrallment, noun

Word Origin for enthral

C16: from en- 1 + thrall
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