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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. capturing interest as if by a spell;
- Example: "bewitching smile"
- Example: "Roosevelt was a captivating speaker"
- Example: "enchanting music"
- Example: "an enthralling book"
- Example: "antique papers of entrancing design"
- Example: "a fascinating woman"
[syn: bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing, fascinating]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bewitching \Be*witch"ing\, a. Having power to bewitch or fascinate; enchanting; captivating; charming. -- Be*witch"ing*ly, adv. -- Be*witch"ing*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bewitch \Be*witch"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bewitched; p. pr. & vb. n. Bewitching.] 1. To gain an ascendency over by charms or incantations; to affect (esp. to injure) by witchcraft or sorcery. [1913 Webster] See how I am bewitched; behold, mine arm Is like a blasted sapling withered up. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To charm; to fascinate; to please to such a degree as to take away the power of resistance; to enchant. [1913 Webster] The charms of poetry our souls bewitch. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Syn: To enchant; captivate; charm; entrance. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bewitching adj 1: 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" [syn: bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing, fascinating]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "bewitching": Circean, alluring, appealing, appetizing, attractive, beguiling, blandishing, cajoling, captivating, catching, charismatic, charming, coaxing, come-hither, coquettish, delightful, enchanting, engaging, enravishing, enthralling, enticing, entrancing, exciting, exotic, exquisite, fascinating, fetching, flirtatious, glamorous, heart-robbing, hypnotic, illusionary, illusive, illusory, interesting, intriguing, inviting, irresistible, lovely, luxurious, magnetic, mesmeric, mouth-watering, piquant, prepossessing, provocative, provoquant, ravishing, seducing, seductive, sensuous, siren, sirenic, spellbinding, spellful, taking, tantalizing, teasing, tempting, thrilling, tickling, titillating, titillative, voluptuous, winning, winsome, witching