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  • n. The act of entrancing or the state of being entranced

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of entrancing, or the state of trance or ecstasy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of entrancing, or the state of being entranced; trance; ecstasy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment


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  • Sapphire sat entranced through all of it, though Rune suspected that half of her "entrancement" was another skill she had acquired; the ability to listen and appear fascinated by practically anything.

    The Lark And The Wren

  • After his hellish entrancement, Declan held a singular hatred for witches.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Had the dream been an entrancement, or something new?

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • For whatever reason, be it entrancement or not, the strain had all but disappeared.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Kabir is that rare thing: a skeptical, disillusioned poet who nevertheless speaks in a voice of rapture and entrancement.

    When Mysticism Came Down to Earth

  • There is more emotion, compelling storytelling and entrancement in a single flutter of foliage or the touch of a hand to a cheek in Reiniger's film than in the entirety of one of Ms. Walker's convoluted rape scenes.

    The Usual Suspects

  • Already, the field had turned away from its fiery adolescence, its entrancement with universal solutions and radical cures, and was grappling with fundamental questions about cancer.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • If this interferes with Mr. Leader's entrancement with Teh Romance And Tragedy of mental illness, well, I invite him to enjoy his Romance And Tragedy.

    The main problem with having cut my hair...

  • Wordsworth's meter here does not, as in "The Solitary Reaper," reproduce a sense of his lyric speaker's entrancement; rather, it exhibits its own theatrical power to whisk us past the scene it describes.

    Captivation and Liberty in Wordsworth's Poems on Music

  • These elements fascinated, yet by themselves were not enough to explain my entrancement.

    Being with Thin Girls


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