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v. Chiefly British
Variant of enamor.
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(and foll by: of) to inspire with love; captivate; charm
[C14: from Old French enamourer, from amour love, from Latin amor]
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Past participle: enamoured
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|Verb||1.||enamour - attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"|
bewitch, captivate, charm, enamor, 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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enamourenamor (US) [ɪˈnæməʳ] VT to be enamoured of (liter, hum) [+ person] → estar enamorado de; [+ thing] → estar entusiasmado con
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enamour, (US) enamor
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