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English verb: captivate

1. captivate (emotion) attract; cause to be enamored


SamplesShe captured all the men's hearts.


ExamplesThe performance is likely to captivate Sue


Synonymsbecharm, beguile, bewitch, capture, catch, charm, enamor, enamour, enchant, entrance, fascinate, trance


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)appeal, attract


Narrower (hyponym)hold, work









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