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  • adv. In an entrancing manner.


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From entrancing +‎ -ly.


  • Last seen on Broadway in 1995, it is an entrancingly clever whodunit for eggheads whose underlying purpose is to dramatize the central problem of modernity: How are we to live our lives if it turns out that they have no ultimate meaning?

    When Good Enough Just Isn't Enough

  • The next morning Felix went out to his work; and, after the usual occupations of Agatha were finished, the Arabian sat at the feet of the old man, and, taking his guitar, played some airs so entrancingly beautiful, that they at once drew tears of sorrow and delight from my eyes.

    Chapter 13

  • There's something inevitably and quite entrancingly hapless and self-effacing about the very idea of a series on British wildlife: the crews and presenters will have little if any opportunity to broadcast dramatic, award-winning sequences of majestic predators slaughtering fleet-footed prey.

    Tonight's TV highlights

  • The series will open with Mr. Schick performing Mr. Feldman's entrancingly gentle solo percussion work "The King of Denmark."

    For the Love of Morty

  • The exotic, entrancingly inexpressive Maria Montez was born in the Dominican Republic, the daughter of the Spanish consul, and became the admired star of a string of Hollywood Arabian Nights-style romances.

    Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

  • I figured I'd feature what is probably the best new novel I've read this year, David Herter's October Dark, a brilliant, original, and highly entertaining trip down the entrancingly mysterious corridors of the secret history of cinema.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • The middle section consists of entrancingly brisk-paced folk dancing, which is so fast and furious that it almost looks cartoonish.

    Tonya Plank: Is Ballet Dead? Never! New York City Ballet Presents an Enticing Evening of New Work

  • Oh, in your eyes I am not — I am not — entrancingly beautiful any more.

    Little Eyolf

  • Do you remember it — that entrancingly beautiful hour, Alfred?

    Little Eyolf

  • The spring season in New York is, happily and atypically, plump with demonstrations of such genre bending, with entrancingly wicked shows that extract the profane from the sacred and the rot from the pillars of society.

    February 2006


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