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  • v. Alternative form of ensorcell.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bewitch; use sorcery upon.


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  • "If I wanted to 'ensorcel' your commanders, Sir Knight, I could do so from the comfort and safety of my home.

    Dragons Of Summer Flame

  • “You will not ensorcel me, witch!” la Bête spat in her face, leaning close.


  • In the heat of his anger he raised his staff as if to club her down rather than ensorcel her.

    The Night Of the Solstice

  • For myself, I wasn't allowed to buy that book, in part because it cost, I believe, the princely sum of $14.95, but also because of the scantily clad women who threatened to ensorcel my heart, if not other pieces of my anatomy.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • She pulled it free of its sheath and then lifted her head to shriek her defiance at these creatures that strove to ensorcel her.

    The Mad Ship

  • The old tile-roofed village in the old green countryside, the Hwang Ho mightily flowing, a bell at twilight, lifeways and a reverence for them that had changed their outward guise only a little as the millennia swept past; science and machines could ensorcel a girl, she could snatch at a scholarship and lose herself in the marvels of city and university and a certain young man, but always, always she would yearn back.


  • He wanted to soothe the count and his daughter, not ensorcel them!

    The Chaos Gate

  • "It's also the only weapon we have that Illyana didn't ensorcel,"

    Conan the Valiant

  • And, heavens, how she will charm us and ensorcel our eyes!

    The Works of Max Beerbohm

  • It hath reached me, O auspicious King, the director, the right-guiding, lord of the rede which is benefiting and of deeds fair-seeming and worthy celebrating, that Abu Niyyah having appointed the Sultan for Meeting-day, when he would ensorcel the Princess, waited till the morning dawned.

    Arabian nights. English


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