verb (used with object), mes·mer·ized, mes·mer·iz·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM mesmerizemes·mer·i·za·tion, nounmes·mer·iz·er, nounun·mes·mer·ized, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for mesmerize
Gentlemen seem to mesmerise houses—cow them with an eye, and up they come, trembling.Howards End|E. M. Forster
The light in his blue eyes seemed to mesmerise men, to draw them, willing or unwilling, to him.With the Boer Forces|Howard C. Hillegas
Candidates, save your money; mesmerise your opponents instead of bribing them, and you may become a patriot by a show of hands.
I have had people try to mesmerise me a dozen times, and never with the least result.In the South Seas|Robert Louis Stevenson
She said he really did mesmerise her, and that she could see in her sleep.The Notting Hill Mystery|Charles Felix