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tr.v. en·thralled, en·thrall·ing, en·thralls
1. To hold spellbound; captivate: The magic show enthralled us.
2. To enslave.

[Middle English, to put in bondage : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + thrall, slave; see thrall.]

en·thrall′ing·ly adv.
en·thrall′ment n.
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Adv.1.enthrallingly - in a bewitching mannerenthrallingly - in a bewitching manner; "she was bewitchingly beautiful"
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