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tr.v. en·am·ored, en·am·or·ing, en·am·ors
To inspire with love; captivate: was enamored of the beautiful dancer; were enamored with the charming island.
[Middle English enamouren, from Old French enamourer : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + amour, love; see amour.]
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to fill or inflame with love; charm; captivate (usu. used in the passive and fol. by of).Also, esp. Brit.,en•am′our.
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Past participle: enamored
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|Verb||1.||enamor - attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"|
bewitch, captivate, charm, enamour, entrance, trance, enchant, becharm, beguile, capture, fascinate, catch
hold - hold the attention of; "The soprano held the audience"; "This story held our interest"; "She can hold an audience spellbound"
attract, appeal - be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people"
work - gratify and charm, usually in order to influence; "the political candidate worked the crowds"
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