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Examples from the Web for enthral
Trenchard had strange powers, and could enthral as he could also repel.The Collaborators
Robert S. Hichens
Yet, now I think of it, how completely did Clodagh enthral me!The Purple Cloud
He defied the earth-magic, defied those sylvan deities who as he divined, sought to enthral him.The History of Sir Richard Calmady
It is quite impossible to treat these men with the cast-iron regulations which enthral the Imperial soldier.The Siege of Mafeking (1900)
J. Angus Hamilton.
Shake off these bonds that enthral thy better spirit, and let not that beautiful fabric play the hypocrite any longer.
- to hold spellbound; enchant; captivate
- obsolete to hold as thrall; enslave
C16: from en- 1 + thrall
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