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Word: enthrall

Definition: capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound


Sentences Containing 'enthrall'

It has been known for centuries; in 1853, Justus von Liebig was using the bright blue flash and the distinctive ‘woof’ sound of the demonstration to enthrall his students.
Todd McCarthy of "The Hollywood Reporter" was similarly critical, calling it "grimly depressing, glumly unfunny teensploitation", but admitted that it would "enthrall a portion of the high school/college age demographic it depicts, just as it alternately outrages, confounds and disgusts other, presumably older audiences."

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