verb (used with object), in·thralled, in·thral·ling.
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verb (used with object)
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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