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Adjective: fascinating  'fa-su,ney-ting
  1. Capable of arousing and holding the attention
    "a fascinating story";
    - absorbing, engrossing, gripping, riveting
  2. Capturing interest as if by a spell
    "a fascinating woman";
    - bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing
Verb: fascinate  'fa-su,neyt
  1. Cause to be interested or curious
    - intrigue
  2. To render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra";
    - transfix, grip, spellbind
  3. Cause rapt attraction or admiration; attract love
    "She fascinated all the men's hearts";
    - capture, enamour [Brit, Cdn], trance, catch, becharm [archaic], enamor [US], captivate, beguile, charm, bewitch, entrance, enchant

See also: attractive, interesting

Type of: appeal, attract, interest, matter to

Encyclopedia: Fascinate