entrancing


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en·trance 1

 (ĕn′trəns)
n.
1. The act or an instance of entering.
2. A means or point by which to enter.
3. Permission or power to enter; admission: gained entrance to medical school.
4. The point, as in a musical score, at which a performer begins.
5. The first entry of an actor into a scene.
6. Nautical The immersed part of a ship's hull forward of the middle body.

[Middle English entraunce, right to enter, from Old French, from entrer, to enter; see enter.]

en·trance 2

 (ĕn-trăns′)
tr.v. en·tranced, en·tranc·ing, en·tranc·es
1. To put into a trance.
2. To fill with delight, wonder, or enchantment: a child who was entranced by a fairy tale. See Synonyms at charm.

en·trance′ment n.
en·tranc′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.entrancing - capturing interest as if by a spellentrancing - 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"
Translations

entrancing

[ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪŋ] ADJ [film, music] → fascinante
she looked entrancingestaba cautivadora

entrancing

[ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪŋ] adjenchanteur/teresse, ravissant(e)

entrancing

adjbezaubernd

entrancing

[ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪŋ] adjincantevole
References in classic literature ?
Venus rising from the foam could have presented no more entrancing a spectacle than Mrs.
Mark's, one is calm in the cellar; for its details are masterfully ugly, no misplaced and impertinent beauties are intruded anywhere; and the consequent result is a grand harmonious whole, of soothing, entrancing, tranquilizing, soul-satisfying ugliness.
The latter merely expresses the rage of the momentary mushroom against the immortal, entrancing, and exquisitely lovely orchid.