Translation of enchantress in Spanish:

enchantress

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtʃæntrəs; ɪnˈtʃɑːntrɪs/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (female magician) maga (feminine), hechicera (feminine)
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    • There were four ranks a person could be - witch or wizard, mage, enchanter or enchantress, and sorcerer or sorceress.
    • Enchanters and enchantresses are people who possess sorcery, witchcraft, and either white or black magic.
    • The title of the opera comes about because the comely and charming Nastasya is considered to be an enchantress, to have magic powers to enchant men.
    1.2 (seductive woman) mujer (feminine) hechicera or cautivadora
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    • English enchantress Beth Orton may have been the odd man out on the bill yet her gentle folk and sweet charm seemed to warm a crowd clearly unfamiliar with her material.
    • She's a raconteur, an enchantress and a dreamer.

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