Definitions

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  • adj. Not bewitched.

Etymologies

un- +‎ bewitched (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Instead of the religious service with the adoration of the god, the witches worked the spells and charms with which they bewitched or unbewitched their enemies and friends, or they exercised new methods which they learnt from their Master, or received instructions how to practise the arts of healing and secret poisoning, of causing and blasting fertility.

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

  • "If you will make me Governor of the Gold Coast," he wrote to Lord Russell, "I will send home a million a year," but in reply, Russell, with eyes unbewitched [FN#200] observed caustically that gold was getting too common.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Russell, "I will send home a million a year," but in reply, Russell, with eyes unbewitched [FN#200] observed caustically that gold was getting too common.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Detained by various matters, it was not until quite late in the afternoon, that the minister found time to try the experiment of riding the now unbewitched animal.

    Dulcibel A Tale of Old Salem

  • But although he ceased to speak of her, yet only the more did he think and dream about her; and the older he grew, the less did he seem to care for any of those unbewitched maidens of whom his father had talked; and the only maiden of whom he thought with love and longing was this one who lay asleep in the enchanted castle in the lough.

    The Cuckoo Clock

  • "Are there not unbewitched maidens enough to please you on the face of the earth, but you must take a fancy to a bewitched one lying asleep at the bottom of the lough?" and he laughed aloud at him.

    The Cuckoo Clock

  • Thousands of the confidently expectant among men have been unbewitched; a lamentable process; and the grimly reticent and the loudly discursive are equally eloquent of the pretty general disillusion.

    The Amazing Marriage — Volume 3

  • When night-fall came on, the trees stood out in bold relief against the transparent sky, and l'Encuerado, delighted at thinking that he was now unbewitched, gratified us with one of his unpublished canticles, which materially helped to send us to sleep.

    Aventures d'un jeune naturaliste. English

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