entrancing


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en·trance 1

 (ĕn′trəns)
n.
1. The act or an instance of entering.
2. A means or point by which to enter.
3. Permission or power to enter; admission: gained entrance to medical school.
4. The point, as in a musical score, at which a performer begins.
5. The first entry of an actor into a scene.
6. Nautical The immersed part of a ship's hull forward of the middle body.

[Middle English entraunce, right to enter, from Old French, from entrer, to enter; see enter.]

en·trance 2

 (ĕn-trăns′)
tr.v. en·tranced, en·tranc·ing, en·tranc·es
1. To put into a trance.
2. To fill with delight, wonder, or enchantment: a child who was entranced by a fairy tale. See Synonyms at charm.

en·trance′ment n.
en·tranc′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.entrancing - capturing interest as if by a spellentrancing - capturing interest as if by a spell; "bewitching smile"; "Roosevelt was a captivating speaker"; "enchanting music"; "an enthralling book"; "antique papers of entrancing design"; "a fascinating woman"
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"
Translations

entrancing

[ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪŋ] ADJ [film, music] → fascinante
she looked entrancingestaba cautivadora

entrancing

[ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪŋ] adjenchanteur/teresse, ravissant(e)

entrancing

adjbezaubernd

entrancing

[ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪŋ] adjincantevole
References in classic literature ?
And still smiling, she pushed Tarzan gently away; and looking at him with a half-smiling, half-quizzical expression that made her face wholly entrancing, she pointed to the fruit upon the ground, and seated herself upon the edge of the earthen drum of the anthropoids, for hunger was asserting itself.