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- adj. Held at attention, as if by magic.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of entrance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. filled with wonder and delight.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. filled with wonder and delight
He has left to Egypt as good as spin entranced, mesmerized, drugged by Cleopatra.
They were entranced from the moment they saw her movie poster.
I absolutely loved this book and was entranced from the moment I started reading.
The reader is entranced from the moment he is introduced to the young cannibal Aruanã until the story ends with Amilcar da Silva gazing from a Brasília skyscraper at the vast sertão, the heart of the country that was unconquerable for nearly five centuries.
And how they were suckered into even thinking about it .... let alone being 'entranced' ...
Lyne has the blessing of the ultimate Nabokov purist, the late novelist's son Dmitri, and the project seems to be a long-term labor of love: he became "entranced" by the novel 10 years ago.
Be "entranced" by this moaning indie-bollocks if you will, but I for one couldn't give a toss about this or any other Saddle Creek band.
To tell you the truth, I’m kind of entranced with this worldview.
You are inside a cocoon spun tightly by a culture entranced by wordplay and trickster folly.
A quarter of a century ago, at the National Gallery in Washington, where I encountered David Smith's sculptures for the first time in my life, I was simply entranced by the strangeness and novelty of the experience.
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