enthralling


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en·thrall

 (ĕn-thrôl′)
tr.v. en·thralled, en·thrall·ing, en·thralls
1. To hold spellbound; captivate: The magic show enthralled us.
2. To enslave.

[Middle English, to put in bondage : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + thrall, slave; see thrall.]

en·thrall′ing·ly adv.
en·thrall′ment n.

enthralling

(ɪnˈθrɔːlɪŋ)
adj
holding the attention completely; fascinating; spellbinding
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.enthralling - capturing interest as if by a spellenthralling - capturing interest as if by a spell; "bewitching smile"; "Roosevelt was a captivating speaker"; "enchanting music"; "an enthralling book"; "antique papers of entrancing design"; "a fascinating woman"
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"

enthralling

enthralling

adjective
Catching and holding the full attention:
Translations
فاتِن، فَتّان
fortryllendehenrykkende
lenyûgözõ
hrífandi

enthralling

[ɪnˈθrɔːlɪŋ] ADJcautivador, embelesador

enthralling

[ɪnˈθrɔːlɪŋ] adj [book, film] → captivant(e); [match, game] → passionnant(e)

enthralling

adjspannend; story alsopackend

enthralling

[ɪnˈθrɔːlɪŋ] adjaffascinante, avvincente

enthral

(inˈθroːl) (American) enthrallpast tense, past participle enˈthralled verb
to delight greatly. His stories enthralled the children.
enˈthralling adjective
enˈthralment noun
References in classic literature ?
One would think the man was craz'd, with his enthralling looks and pieball'd colours
After an interval of suspense on my part that was quite enthralling and almost painful, I saw his hand appear on the other side of Miss Skiffins.
Moreover, other ideas, much more enthralling, occupied his mind.
Lynde vied with each other in preparing for Anne, and he was reading an enthralling tale, in a school library book, of a wonderful hero who seemed blessed with a miraculous faculty for getting into scrapes from which he was usually delivered by an earthquake or a volcanic explosion, which blew him high and dry out of his troubles, landed him in a fortune, and closed the story with proper ECLAT.
It was indeed an enthralling poetry night on the weekend in Jubail with the poets taking mood of the audience to a high with their couplets being received amid thunderous applause.
Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec 25 (ANI): A heritage exhibition in Srinagar showcasing the culture of Kashmir concluded on Sunday here after enthralling locals and tourists alike.
Enthralling, explosive and often very funny, Skyfall doesn't just exceed expectations but shatters them like a bullet to the head.
26 enthralling game enabled West Park to leap frog above West Hartlepool away from the bottom of the National Three North table.
20pm) USUALLY, there's just a load of old tosh on television during the daytime but, thanks to this enthralling detective drama, Fridays have been the exception to the rule in recent weeks.
Robin Williamson with his wife Bina are still touring and still enthralling audiences with their mystical music and magical songs.
A handful of black-and-white illustrations enhance this lengthy yet enthralling novel.
Tightly written, drawing heavily upon author David Pirie's familiarity with both Sherlock Holmes canon and Doyle's biography, The Dark Water is an enthralling literary work from cover to cover.