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tr.v. be·witched, be·witch·ing, be·witch·es
1. To place under one's power by magic; cast a spell over.
2. To captivate completely; fascinate. See Synonyms at charm.

[Middle English biwicchen : probably bi-, be- + wicchen (from Old English wiccian, from wicce, witch, or wicca, sorcerer); see weg- in Indo-European roots.]

be·witch′er n.
be·witch′er·y n.
be·witch′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bewitched - under a spellbewitched - under a spell        
enchanted - influenced as by charms or incantations


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The show originally featured Elizabeth Montgomery as witch and housewife Samantha Stephens, who had a magic twitching nose.
The daughter of acting parents, she became famous for playing nosetwitching witch Samantha Stephens in the long-running American TV comedy and appeared in all 254 episodes.
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She has a daughter named Samantha Stephens and is a resident of San Antonio, TX.
And, as if that weren't enough, this Clinton native played Endora, the flamboyant, mortal-loathing, eccentric witch-mother to Samantha Stephens (and mother-in-law from hell to Darrin "Derwood'' Stephens) on "Bewitched.''