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English verb: mesmerize

1. mesmerize (communication) attract strongly, as if with a magnet


SamplesShe magnetized the audience with her tricks.


Synonymsbewitch, magnetise, magnetize, mesmerise, spellbind


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


Broader (hypernym)charm, influence, tempt

2. mesmerize (body) induce hypnosis in


ExamplesSam cannot mesmerize Sue


Synonymshypnotise, hypnotize, mesmerise


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


Broader (hypernym)calm, sedate, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize


Narrower (hyponym)entrance, spellbind









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