entrancing


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Synonyms for entrancing

capturing interest as if by a spell

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There was no knowing what would come, since this strange entrancing delight had come.
And thus when by Poetry, or when by Music, the most entrancing of the poetic moods, we find ourselves melted into tears, we weep then, not as the Abbate Gravina supposes, through excess of pleasure, but through a certain petulant, impatient sorrow at our inability to grasp now, wholly, here on earth, at once and for ever, those divine and rapturous joys of which through' the poem, or through the music, we attain to but brief and indeterminate glimpses.
It is so entrancing that everybody lies awake to listen to us.
He was a lovely boy, clad in skeleton leaves and the juices that ooze out of trees but the most entrancing thing about him was that he had all his first teeth.
The entrancing sight of the city had put new energy into them all and they hurried forward with lighter steps than before.