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charm

 (chärm)
n.
1.
a. The power or quality of pleasing or delighting; appeal: an old house with a lot of charm.
b. A quality that pleases or attracts; a delightful characteristic: A mischievous grin was among the child's many charms.
2. A small ornament, such as one worn on a bracelet.
3.
a. An item worn for its supposed magical benefit, as in warding off evil; an amulet.
b. An action or formula thought to have magical power.
4. Physics
a. A quantum property of subatomic particles that is conserved in electromagnetic and strong interactions but may not be conserved in weak interactions that cause the decay of particles containing charm quarks.
b. The quantum number that represents the charm property, equal to the difference between the number of charm quarks and the number of charm antiquarks.
v. charmed, charm·ing, charms
v.tr.
1. To delight or fascinate: the simple elegance of the meal charmed the guests.
2. To induce by means of strong personal attractiveness: charmed the guard into admitting them without invitations.
3. To cast or seem to cast a spell on; bewitch.
v.intr.
1. To be alluring or pleasing.
2. To function as an amulet or charm.
3. To use magic spells.

[Middle English charme, magic spell, from Old French, from Latin carmen, incantation; see kan- in Indo-European roots.]

charm′ing·ly adv.
charm′less adj.
Synonyms: charm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, enchant, entrance2, fascinate
These verbs mean to delight so much that one's interest and attention are held: a performance that charmed the theater critic; a gourmet meal that beguiles discerning diners; a musical comedy that bewitched its audience; a novel that captivates its readers; a child who enchanted his grandparents; music that entrances its listeners; a celebrity who fascinated her interviewer.
Antonym: repel

charm·ing

 (chär′mĭng)
adj.
1. Having the power or quality of pleasing or delighting: a charming cottage.
2. Fascinating or delightful; very likeable: a charming young man.

charm′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.charmingly - in a charming manner
Translations
بِصورَةٍ ساحِرَه
půvabně
charmerendefortryllende
á heillandi hátt
sevimli / cana yakın bir şekilde

charmingly

[ˈtʃɑːmɪŋlɪ] ADVde modo encantador
a charmingly simple dressun vestido sencillo pero muy mono
as you so charmingly put it (iro) → como tú tan finamente has indicado (iro)

charmingly

[ˈtʃɑːrmɪŋli] adv
(= delightfully) [eccentric, old-fashioned] → délicieusement
[smile] → d'une façon charmante

charmingly

advreizend; she behaved/welcomed us quite charminglysie war/begrüßte uns äußerst charmant

charmingly

[ˈtʃɑːmɪŋlɪ] advdeliziosamente

charm

(tʃaːm) noun
1. (a) pleasant quality or attraction. Her charm made up for her lack of beauty.
2. a magical spell. The witch recited a charm.
3. something believed to have the power of magic or good luck. She wore a lucky charm.
4. a small ornament that is worn on a chain or bracelet.
verb
1. to attract and delight. He can charm any woman.
2. to influence by magic. He charmed the snake from its basket.
ˈcharming adjective
very attractive. a charming smile.
ˈcharmingly adverb
References in classic literature ?
Scott to dinner by special invitation, and served him up a pleasant feast without a cooked wife for the first course, on which occasion she was so gay and gracious, and made everything go off so charmingly, that Mr.
While the charmingly sincere young man pleaded with her-- accompanied by the orchestra in the old `Traviata' duet,
Here she displayed her ingenuity and industry in a variety of flowers and fruits, beautifully coloured, elegantly shaped, and charmingly flavoured; and we were diverted with innumerable animals presenting themselves perpetually to our view.
Look here, my dear, you know," he charmingly said, "when in the world, please, am I going back to school?
In the fire-side narrative of Captain Sleet, entitled A Voyage among the Icebergs, in quest of the Greenland Whale, and incidentally for the re-discovery of the Lost Icelandic Colonies of Old Greenland; in this admirable volume, all standers of mast-heads are furnished with a charmingly circumstantial account of the then recently invented crow's-nest of the Glacier, which was the name of Captain Sleet's good craft.
We were approaching a castle which stood on high ground; a huge, strong, venerable structure, whose gray towers and battlements were charmingly draped with ivy, and whose whole majestic mass was drenched with splendors flung from the sinking sun.
Baden-Baden sits in the lap of the hills, and the natural and artificial beauties of the surroundings are combined effectively and charmingly.
The Princess was the most beautiful brunette in the world; her eyes were large, lively, and sparkling; her looks sweet and modest; her nose was of a just proportion and without a fault; her mouth small, her lips of a vermilion red, and charmingly agreeable symmetry; in a word, all the features of her face were perfectly regular.
Well," said Emma, willing to let it pass"you want to hear about the wedding; and I shall be happy to tell you, for we all behaved charmingly.
Monseigneur had been out at a little supper last night, where the Comedy and the Grand Opera were charmingly represented.
With what a demure assumption of being immensely older and wiser than I, the fairy little woman said I was 'a silly boy'; and then laughed so charmingly that I forgot the pain of being called by that disparaging name, in the pleasure of looking at her.
It seems," said Herbert, " - there's a bandage off most charmingly, and now comes the cool one - makes you shrink at first, my poor dear fellow, don't it?