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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing, fascinating(adj)

    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"

    bewitching, captivating, fascinating, enthralling, riveting, entrancing, absorbing, enchanting, gripping, engrossing


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. captivating

    That is charming or bewitching which is adapted to win others as by a magic spell. Enchanting, enrapturing, entrancing represent the influence as not only supernatural, but irresistible and delightful. That which is fascinating may win without delighting, drawing by some unseen power, as a serpent its prey; we can speak of horrible fascination. Charming applies only to what is external to oneself; delightful may apply to personal experiences or emotions as well; we speak of a charming manner, a charming dress, but of delightful anticipations. Compare AMIABLE; BEAUTIFUL.

    bewitching, charming, delightful, enchanting, enrapturing, entrancing, fascinating, winning

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gripping, fascinating

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