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English verb: bewitch

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

SamplesShe captured all the men's hearts.

Synonymsbecharm, beguile, captivate, 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

2. bewitch (communication) attract strongly, as if with a magnet

SamplesShe magnetized the audience with her tricks.

Synonymsmagnetise, magnetize, mesmerise, mesmerize, spellbind

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

Broader (hypernym)charm, influence, tempt

3. bewitch (communication) cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something

Synonymsenchant, glamour, hex, jinx, witch

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)becharm, charm

Narrower (hyponym)spell, voodoo

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