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ensorcell

Line breaks: en|sor¦cell
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈsɔːs(ə)l
 
, ɛn-/
(US also ensorcel)

Definition of ensorcell in English:

verb (ensorcells, ensorcelling, ensorcelled; US ensorcels, ensorceling, ensorceled)

[with object] literary
Enchant; fascinate: he was a child when the power of a mythic image first ensorcelled him
More example sentences
  • Though the 56-year-old first took to ensorcelling many decades ago, it was only after self-publishing the first of his five books on magic, that he decided to delve into the mysteries of retail.
  • But this time I was completely ensorcelled.
  • A wereson is one who is ensorcelled - who has within him another being, hidden, watchful and looking out.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Old French ensorceler, alteration of ensorcerer, from sorcier 'sorcerer'.

Derivatives

ensorcellment

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The danger usage is focally on immediate physical danger to the body, rather than, say, on danger of ensorcelment.
  • A pristine soul, almost surreal in her appearance, she embodies the very essence of the ensorcellment that a woman casts over a man.

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