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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 ?
She had met her several times before leaving Kingsport, and had been charmingly sweet to her.
Her feelings are tolerably acute, and she is so charmingly artless in their display as to afford the most reasonable hope of her being ridiculous, and despised by every man who sees her.
But to him who is conscious of no sin, sweet hope, as Pindar charmingly says, is the kind nurse of his age:
Ye would not believe how charmingly they sat there, when they did not dance, profound, but without thoughts, like little secrets, like beribboned riddles, like dessert-nuts--
Do not you think, Miss Woodhouse, our saucy little friend here is charmingly recovered?
While the charmingly sincere young man pleaded with her-- accompanied by the orchestra in the old `Traviata' duet,
Look here, my dear, you know," he charmingly said, "when in the world, please, am I going back to school?
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.
Jack Maldon, from his Patent Place, sneering at the hand that gave it him, and speaking to me of the Doctor as 'so charmingly antique'.
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?
My friend George Muncaster, who does everything charmingly different from any one else, hit upon one of the quaintest plans for his marriage.
said I) How charmingly is the azure varied by those delicate streaks of white