inthral

or in·thrall

[ in-thrawl ]
/ ɪnˈθrɔl /

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

Related forms

in·thral·ment, nounun·in·thralled, adjective

Definition for in-thrall (2 of 2)

enthrall

[ en-thrawl ]
/ ɛnˈθrɔl /

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

First recorded in 1570–80; en-1 + thrall

SYNONYMS FOR enthrall

Related forms

en·thrall·er, nounen·thrall·ing·ly, adverben·thrall·ment, noun
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