bewitch Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb attract; cause to be enamored
capture; entrance; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
- She captured all the men's hearts
verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise; spellbind.
- She magnetized the audience with her tricks
verb cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
hex; glamour; witch; enchant; jinx.
Be*witch" transitive verb
imperfect & past participle Bewitched present participle & verbal noun Bewitching
- To gain an ascendency over by charms or incantations; to affect (esp. to injure) by witchcraft or sorcery.
See how I am bewitched; behold, mine arm
Is like a blasted sapling withered up.
- To charm; to fascinate; to please to such a degree as to take away the power of resistance; to enchant.
The charms of poetry our souls bewitch.
Syn. -- To enchant; captivate; charm; entrance.
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