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  • adv. In an enthralling way.

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  • adv. in a bewitching manner


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enthralling +‎ -ly


  • Perhaps that's because its United States ambassador is mole poblano, the deep-brown, enthrallingly sweet sauce that blankets chicken in restaurants from Albany to Albuquerque.

    Holy-Moly Lobster Mole

  • If you are tired of the upgrade race or feel you can't justify the expense, you at least have the knowledge that iOS 5 will transform your existing iPhone enthrallingly.

    iPhone 4S: Stephen Fry's review

  • All these stages of his life, and the great technical advances Muybridge achieved (such as his "mammoth" negatives — there are lots of examples of prints from these), are enthrallingly documented in the Tate Britain show.

    Tate Britain Show Gives Muybridge His Artistic Due

  • Part of what makes "Joe Turner" so enthrallingly rich and strange is that it fuses the no-nonsense kitchen-sink naturalism of "Fences," Wilson's 1983 masterpiece, with a more explicitly poetic style of dramaturgy.

    August Wilson's Gone and Come

  • Then I sat and watched an enthrallingly quirky documentary on the telly about this man with three wives and...knitted the toe perfectly, first time, with only about two glances at the pattern and no row tally at all.

    Falling Leaves.

  • British crime novel by Jim Kelly, The Water Clock my only comment is that the protagonist has extremely peculiar taste in drinks; more enthrallingly, I'm halfway through a crazy great book I'm reviewing for the Village Voice.

    I read a quite OK

  • Sara's flight from her Long Island home to nearby Manhattan is doomed to be discovered, but who will find her first and what will result remains enthrallingly uncertain.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Make use of the characters nearest you, submerge yourself in their individualities, and you will then be so interested in them that you will forget yourself and end by making the characters of your playlet show themselves in their dialogue as individual, enthrallingly entertaining, new, and -- what is the final test of all dialogue -- convincing.

    Writing for Vaudeville

  • However, there was a certain sombre satisfaction in reflecting that her traits of frailty should call forth such enthrallingly sinister comments.


  • I am going to keep my eye on Mr. WILLIAMS, chiefly because he can write enthrallingly, but partly to see if he will accept a word of advice and be a little more sparing in his use of those little dots ... which are the first and last infirmity of writers who have no sense of punctuation.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, 1920-09-08


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