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- v. To charm; bewitch.
- v. To injure or cause bad luck through immoderate praise or flattery; affect with the curse of an evil tongue, which brings ill luck upon all objects of its praise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To forbid; to prohibit.
- transitive v. To bewitch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To forbid; prohibit.
- To bewitch.
- To injure by immoderate praise; affect with the curse of an evil tongue, which brings ill luck upon all objects of its praise.
From for- + speak. (Wiktionary)
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