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- v. To hold spellbound; to bewitch, charm or captivate.
- v. To make subservient; to enslave or subjugate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See enthrall.
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- v. hold spellbound
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Charles Arthur: CES opening speech fails to enthral audience, while lack of tablets and emphasis on Windows points to future direction reliant on existing cash cow
Still, Buscemi's complex performance is enough to enthral from the get-go.
It could also provide the key to understanding his passion for food that is on the frontier, rather than the well-established cuisines that enthral most of the rest of us.
For uninterested spectators scattered about the arena, they are also a distraction from tennis that does not consistently enthral at this Cincinnati Masters, an old tournament admirably spruced up and repackaged to make a fit with the run-in to the US Open.
He's little more than a glorified motivational speaker holding all the media in adulated enthral.
Theroux may be revisiting well-trodden terrain, but he hasn't lost any of his insight or power to enthral.
An engrossing, intricate story of an extraordinary journey undertaken by richly imaginative characters' -- Carousel '... wholly engaging and rushes along as a breathless and nail-biting pace ... a gripping read that should enthral both young and old fans' -- Buzz
So, at first they tried Strictly Ballroom Badgers, but there were some badgers which did not have the necessary terpsichorean abilities to perform a solo dance routine to even the mediocre standard necessary to enthral an early evening TV audience enough for those viewers to start making the necessary lucrative phone calls to the TV station.
The adventures in his magical worlds - for, as every budding sorcerer knows - there are many series of parallel worlds - continue to enthral readers all over the world.
The grand finale is marked by the poignant Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk on January 29, where the massed bands of the armed forces leaven music with marching to enthral the crowds.