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Verb: captivate  'kap-ti,veyt
  1. Attract; cause to be enamoured
    "She captivated all the men's hearts";
    - capture, enamour [Brit, Cdn], trance, catch, becharm [archaic], enamor [US], beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant

Derived forms: captivated, captivates, captivating

Type of: appeal, attract

Encyclopedia: Captivate