spellbinding


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spell·bind

 (spĕl′bīnd′)
tr.v. spell·bound (-bound′), spell·bind·ing, spell·binds
To hold under or as if under a spell; enchant or fascinate.

[Back-formation from spellbound.]

spell′bind′ing·ly adv.

spellbinding

(ˈspɛlbaɪndɪŋ)
adj
so fascinating that one can think about nothing else
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spellbinding - attracting and holding interest as if by a spellspellbinding - attracting and holding interest as if by a spell; "read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice"; "she had a warm mesmeric charm"; "the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing"; "a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome"
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"

spellbinding

adjective fascinating, exciting, gripping, thrilling, entrancing, compelling, compulsive, riveting, enthralling, engrossing, unputdownable (informal) He describes these ladies in spellbinding detail.
Translations

spellbinding

[ˈspelˌbaɪndɪŋ] ADJcautivador, fascinante

spellbinding

[ˈspɛlbaɪndɪŋ] adjcaptivant(e)

spellbinding

adjfesselnd

spellbinding

[ˈspɛlˌbaɪndɪŋ] adjaffascinante
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