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  • adj. Obsolete form of enamored.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enamour.

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Examples

  • However enamour'd you may be, with all difference I must quite withhold all advice as a younger Brother, and always wish for you happiness.

    Letter 116

  • Amongst these Gentlemen that lodged at, or frequented her House, there was one who became extreamly enamour'd with Favorella (for that is the Name of her beautiful Daughter;) which, as soon as the Mother perceiv'd, she took all possible care to prevent any dangerous

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

  • Tis miraculous to think with what monsters womens imaginations engrosse them when they are once enamour'd, and what wonders they will work 305 for their satisfaction.

    Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois

  • Perhaps this may be the reason why Epick and Tragick Poetry are more universally pleasing than Pastoral; for they describe the Actions of such Persons, as most Men are dazled and enamour'd with; and would willingly quit their own Stations in Life for.

    A Full Enquiry into the Nature of the Pastoral (1717)

  • Bride and consort of Heaven, that looks down upon thee enamour'd!

    Poems of Coleridge

  • His arms with soft emotion th 'enamour'd warrior threw,

    National Epics

  • Her flowing bosom shows to the enamour'd Brook; and so on.

    In a Green Shade A Country Commentary

  • For an athlete is enamour'd of me -- and I of him,

    Leaves of Grass [1867]

  • Draws in the enamour'd gazer to its shining breast;

    Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold

  • And who possesses a perfect and enamour'd body? for I do not believe any one possesses a more perfect or enamour'd body than mine,

    Leaves of Grass

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