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Verb: bewitch  bi'wich
  1. Cause rapt attraction or admiration; attract love
    "She bewitched all the men's hearts";
    - capture, enamour [Brit, Cdn], trance, catch, becharm [archaic], enamor [US], captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, entrance, enchant
  2. Maintain the complete attention of (someone), e.g. because they are fascinated
    "She bewitched the audience with her tricks";
    - magnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise [Brit], magnetise [Brit], spellbind, hypnotize, hypnotise [Brit]
  3. Cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
    - hex, glamour, witch, enchant, jinx

Derived forms: bewitching, bewitched, bewitches

Type of: appeal, attract, becharm [archaic], charm, influence, tempt

Encyclopedia: Bewitch