Definition of Enthralling

1. Adjective. Capturing interest as if by a spell. "A fascinating woman"




Definition of Enthralling

1. Adjective. exciting ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of enthrall) ¹

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Definition of Enthralling

1. enthrall [v] - See also: enthrall

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enthralling

enthesopathic
enthesopathy
enthetic
enthlasis
enthousiastic
enthousiastically
enthral
enthraldom
enthraled
enthraling
enthrall
enthralldom
enthralled
enthraller
enthrallers
enthralling (current term)
enthrallingly
enthrallment
enthrallments
enthralls
enthralment
enthralments
enthrals
enthrone
enthroned
enthronement
enthronements
enthrones
enthroning

Literary usage of Enthralling

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1. The Fireside Encyclopædia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most (1878)
"... And slept in many a crystal pool For quiet contemplation : No public and no private care The freeborn mind enthralling, We made a day of happy hours, ..."

2. Legislative Document by New York (State). Legislature (1919)
"... antj enthralling amazement From the Table Rock I next passed under the fall. The descent is by means of a spiral stair-way which is inclosed, ..."

3. Lakmé: Opera in Three Actsby Léo Delibes, Philippe Gille, Edmond Gondinet, Theodore T. Barker by Léo Delibes, Philippe Gille, Edmond Gondinet, Theodore T. Barker (1890)
"'T is a dream, a whim enthralling, Which, flown, is past recalling, But in my heart, dazed, confounded, I feel, doubting and astounded, That alone is Lakmé ..."

4. The Bookman (1907)
"... enthralling novel The Long Road "enthralling and touching. ... A etory of uncommon power and sympathetic quality. ..."

5. Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature by Georg Morris Cohen Brandes (1905)
"In her circle a line was drawn between the admissible coquetry which aims at enthralling the whole man, and the inadmissible, which only aims at enthralling ..."

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