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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:

Enchanting \En*chant"ing\, a. Having a power of enchantment; charming; fascinating. -- En*chant"ing*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Enchant \En*chant"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enchanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Enchanting.] [F. enchanter, L. incantare to chant or utter a magic formula over or against one, to bewitch; in in, against + cantare to sing. See Chant, and cf. Incantation.] 1. To charm by sorcery; to act on by enchantment; to get control of by magical words and rites. [1913 Webster] And now about the caldron sing, Like elves and fairies in a ring, Enchanting all that you put in. --Shak. [1913 Webster] He is enchanted, cannot speak. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. To delight in a high degree; to charm; to enrapture; as, music enchants the ear. [1913 Webster] Arcadia was the charmed circle where all his spirits forever should be enchanted. --Sir P. Sidney. Syn: To charm; bewitch; fascinate. Cf. Charm. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

enchanting 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:

96 Moby Thesaurus words for "enchanting": Circean, absorbing, alluring, appealing, appetizing, arresting, attractive, authoritative, beguiling, bewitching, blandishing, cajoling, captivating, catching, charismatic, charming, coaxing, come-hither, consequential, consuming, coquettish, delectable, delightful, effective, effectual, efficacious, engaging, engrossing, enravishing, enthralling, enticing, entrancing, estimable, exciting, exotic, exquisite, fascinating, fetching, flirtatious, glamorous, gripping, heart-robbing, holding, hypnotic, illusionary, illusive, illusory, important, influential, interesting, intriguing, inviting, irresistible, lovely, luxurious, magnetic, mesmeric, mesmerizing, momentous, mouth-watering, obsessing, obsessive, personable, persuasive, piquant, pleasing, potent, powerful, prepossessing, prestigious, provocative, provoquant, ravishing, reputable, seducing, seductive, sensuous, siren, sirenic, spellbinding, spellful, strong, suasive, substantial, taking, tantalizing, teasing, telling, tickling, titillating, titillative, voluptuous, weighty, winning, winsome, witching