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Synonyms for spellbind

to act upon with or as if with magic

to compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of

Synonyms for spellbind

to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe

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attract strongly, as if with a magnet

put into a trance

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CUTLINE: From left, members of the Lunenburg Public Library's Spellbinders team - Chriztine Folte, Rick Leslie, Kathleen Leslie, Erin Willette and Mary Ann Sudolnik, laugh at the conclusion of the spelling bee last night.
What would Churchill and Bevan, spellbinders both, have made of television, for example?
In The News, on which he would perform with spellbinders of the calibre of A.
Yet domestically, the spellbinders find them guilty of malfeasance, sloth and chaos-a verdict far in excess of higher education's failings and scandals.
Something, the spellbinder avows, is rotten in higher education.
As spellbinder, D'Souza glides from level to level, often writing as if they were one.
This year's winning team was The Spellbinders - John Reynolds, Shirley Lundberg and Anthony Poteete, all members of the Northboro/Southboro Regional School Committee.
The second-place team, the Spellbinders, from Mount Wachusett Community College, not only spelled their way to the final round but captured the Best Costume award with their Harry Potter-esque matching robes, black pointy hats, glowing wands and round black glasses.
Becky Cyganiewicz, Joe Stiso, Marsha Poor, Karen Payne and Robin Duncan made up the Spellbinders.