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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To hypnotize. Also: To fascinate.

Usage examples (34)
  • The magician was able to mesmerize the young audience with the intricate magic tricks.
  • Or that the word mesmerize comes from the German hypnotist Franz Anton Mesmer?
  • She stared into the fire and let it mesmerize her.
  • And he, at his height, could just mesmerize audiences. for more
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