(US also ensorcel)
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
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- 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.
- 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.
Mid 16th century: from Old French ensorceler, alteration of ensorcerer, from sorcier 'sorcerer'.
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