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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Fascinated. Or to be extremely interested in something as if by charm.

Usage examples (37)
  • The audience sat spellbound during the entire film.
  • The yard was full of people, but nobody had as yet said a word; awe and wonder held everybody in spellbound silence.
  • Philip Pullman was "spellbound", Anne Fine was "so so jealous" and I was just mesmerised, start to finish.
  • They are "spellbound" by his nervous and patriotic eloquence. for more
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