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captivate

Saltos de línea: cap¦tiv|ate
Pronunciación: /ˈkaptɪveɪt
 
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Definición de captivate en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
Attract and hold the interest and attention of; charm: he was captivated by her beauty
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It's a moment of truth where we enter a dream-like state and the individual we have fallen in love with, captivates our attention completely.
  • This is probably what economically captivates Moscow's attention.
  • If it is the carvings in their pristine charm that captivates the heart of an art lover, certainly it is the power of the deity that pulls the believer.
Sinónimos

Origen

early 16th century: from late Latin captivat- 'taken captive', from the verb captivare, from captivus (see captive).

Derivados

captivation

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈveɪʃ(ə)n/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Indeed, all of Graham's proud, flawed characters are stunningly and utterly flawed, and they steal the reader's captivation.
  • While the plot is said to be more complicated than before, the enhanced special effects are expected to maintain the captivation of children and adults alike.
  • Hewitt's captivation with nature and with the landscape is aptly supported in the following poem privately published in 1956.

Words that rhyme with captivate

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