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  • v. Present participle of thrall.

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Examples

  • Hello to all my beloved fans of my thralling social network and massive enterprise which will soon compete against the like of companies like Google one enchanted day.

    Facebook To Launch Friend Grouping. Competition Can Suck.

  • The husky voice seemed to be hypnotising Cairn; it was a siren's voice, thralling him.

    Brood of the Witch-Queen

  • Slowly she drew near, thralling me as it were with the wonder of her look that I had neither power nor will to move or speak.

    Martin Conisby's Vengeance

  • Miraculously, over-night, the shabby wall had blossomed into thralling splendor.

    Back Home

  • Women are settling this question of dress for themselves, and are perfectly competent to do so, and it is certainly to be hoped that they will not allow fashion-blinded men, even though they may be backed by the prestige of a world-wide reputation in some specialty, to interfere with their attempts to rescue their sisters from the most thralling slavery of modern times, -- fashionable dress.

    Plain facts for old and young : embracing the natural history and hygiene of organic life.

  • It is a fancy-thralling work of wonder seen in that dim twilight; like some castle reared by Atlante's magic for imprisonment of Ruggiero, or palace sought in fairyland by Astolf winding his enchanted horn.

    New Italian sketches

  • In those days of demoralising ignorance, this open and unhesitating opinion might be the means of creating him many dangerous and deadly enemies, especially amongst the priesthood, whose office, though tending to higher and nobler ends than the mere thralling of man's spirit to creeds and systems of secular ambition, was yet but too often devoted to this purpose.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • - Remote from our kind, and the thralling, contracted opinions which communication with a cheating world are apt to engender, when our stomachs were filled with substantial viands and our souls with contentment, we were at peace with all mankind and with ourselves, and had both time and opportunity to expatiate largely on honesty, charity, and philanthropy; which we did till our goblets (tin cups) were drained of their inspiring contents, and night summoned us to repose.

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • Your Lordfhip well knows what obligation* Virgil had to the hrcr of them: be (aw, betide, that the commonwealth was loft without refource: the heads of it destroyed j the Jenate new moulded, grown degenerate; and either bought off, or thralling their own necks into the yoke, out of fear of being forced.,

    The Works of the English Poets

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