enchantress

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en·chant·ress

 (ĕn-chăn′trĭs)
n.
1. A woman of great charm or fascination.
2. A woman who practices magic; a sorceress.

en•chant•ress

(ɛnˈtʃæn trɪs, -ˈtʃɑn-)

n.
1. a woman who practices magic; sorceress.
2. an irresistibly charming woman.

enchantress

A female magician or sorceress.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enchantress - a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductiveenchantress - a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
2.enchantress - a female sorcerer or magician
occultist - a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts

enchantress

noun
1. A usually unscrupulous woman who seduces or exploits men:
Informal: vamp, witch.
2. A woman who practices magic:
Translations

enchantress

[ɪnˈtʃɑːntrɪs] Nhechicera f

enchantress

[ɪnˈtʃɑːntrəs] n
(= sorceress) → enchanteresse f
(= bewitching woman) → enchanteresse f

enchantress

nZauberin f; (= enchanting woman)bezaubernde Frau

enchantress

[ɪnˈtʃɑːntrɪs] nincantatrice f
References in classic literature ?
said Milady, in that harmonious voice which, like that of the ancient enchantresses, charmed all whom she wished to destroy.
Rushdie 280) The similarity between the two enchantresses and of the reactions determined in the environment in which they lived determine Niccolo, the storyteller, to remark: "This may be the curse of the human race [.
No, the more obvious explanation here is that the modern world, in pictures as well as words has long had a fixation with the babes, cuties, enchantresses, patooties, peaches, temptresses and Venuses etc and their bodies, whether in films or advertising, newscasts or weather forecasts.