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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of ensorcell.

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  • adj. under a spell

Etymologies

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Examples

  • (vol.i. 38); it calls the ensorcelled King of the Black Islands

    Arabian nights. English

  • Briefly alarmed by her vehemence, Kethry stretched weary mage-senses one more time, fearing to find that the blade was some kind of ensorcelled trap, or bore a curse.

    The Oathbound

  • I have been ensorcelled, bewitched, wrapped up in a fairy love that only I feel.

    Exit the Actress

  • I had not previously met anyone who'd been ensorcelled, so I was fascinated -- never mind that I was spending my days deep within the scientific paradigm, in which such things were not allowed.

    Michael Gruber explains the inspiration behind his 2007 intellectual thriller, The Book of Air and Shadows

  • Mags had temporarily ensorcelled the side of his RV to be clear as glass and stood over the stove, cooking pancakes while keeping an eye on Fang.

    Crossed

  • I had assumed the blade, a steel throwing dagger, had been ensorcelled in some manner to strike me down.

    Arcane Circle

  • And so I have ensorcelled you, for bush robots have appeared in many a science fiction novel by the likes of Simmons, Forward, MacLeod and Stross.

    MIND MELD: What Are The Coolest Robots in Science Fiction?

  • But more prosaically, the potions and sorcery of benign magicians, zany witches, gap-toothed fairies and ensorcelled citrus fruit pop up in the opera plots themselves.

    Macbeth, The Love for Three Oranges, Armida, A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • When Magni sent in a team to kill Thaurissan and retrieve the ensorcelled Moira, she had refused to come home.

    The Shattering

  • The members of the SLA — a group of white, middle-class young people ensorcelled by a black thug named Donald David DeFreeze — had, a few months earlier, announced themselves on the local political scene by actually shooting someone, a feat of ambition and marksmanship that distinguished them from the hundreds of other radical “cells” festering in the Bay Area at the time.

    Girl, Interrupted

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  • Ha!! :)

    September 22, 2009

  • hash browns with a side order of magic mushrooms

    September 22, 2009

  • JM came forward typing from side to side and indeed he ravished wits and hearts and ensorcelled all eyes with his status

    February 19, 2009

  • In The West Wing, Bradley Whitford uses this word to great effect to describe the effect Mary Louise Parker's character has on him.

    December 20, 2006

  • in the depths of my spirit
    I feel capable of doing just that
    of kissing into wakefulness
    a man, in parts ensorcelled ...

    suzanne, suzannajig gig

    December 19, 2006