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Adjective: charming  chaa(r)-ming
  1. Pleasing or delighting
    "endowed with charming manners"; "a charming little cottage"; "a charming personality"
     
  2. Possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
    "charming incantations";
    - magic, magical, sorcerous, witching, wizard, wizardly
Verb: charm  chaa(r)m
  1. Attract; cause to be enamoured
    "She charmed all the men's hearts";
    - capture, enamour [Brit, Cdn], trance, catch, becharm [archaic], enamor [US], captivate, beguile, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant
     
  2. Control by magic spells, as by practising witchcraft
    - becharm [archaic]
     
  3. Protect through supernatural powers or charms
     
  4. Induce into action by using one's charm
    "She charmed him into giving her all his money";
    - influence, tempt

See also: pleasing, supernatural

Type of: appeal, attract, command, control, persuade, protect

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