from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Chiefly British Variant of enamor.
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- v. Alternative spelling of enamor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To inflame with love; charm; captivate: used chiefly in the past participle, with of or with before the person or thing: as, to be enamoured of a lady; to be enamoured of or with books or science.
- Synonyms To fascinate, bewitch.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. attract; cause to be enamored
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His arms with soft emotion th 'enamour'd warrior threw,
But with the fliarp ttansfix'd Apollo's breaft. ji Th 'enamour'd Deity purfues the chace; I The fcornful damfel ftiuns his Ibath'd embrace, 1'
To challenge — nay — fometimes — to fight Provok'd th 'enamour'd beau.
No doubt for the few that stayed awake the ensuing chaos would further enamour them of our political system.
And as he looked at her and considered her curiously, an object to enamour an ascetic and make a devotee lovesick, fire was lighted in his vitals and he cried, Folk say that whoso taketh up his abode in this house dieth or sickeneth.
The happy clapping and blind faith in a choreographed, televised service is also hardly likely to enamour the Christian to the wider populace.
Your enamour carries thru out this life as few others have.
Some of you might want to get lucky some time soon and bullion will not enamour your wife as much as a tennis bracelet would.
Talem pulchritudinem qualem virtus habet; no painter, no graver, no carver can express virtue's lustre, or those admirable rays that come from it, those enchanting rays that enamour posterity, those everlasting rays that continue to the world's end.
All other creatures are fair, I confess, and many other objects do much enamour us, a fair house, a fair horse, a comely person.
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