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mesmerize
American English: /ˈmɛzməˌraɪz/
British English: /ˈmɛzmərʌɪz/

Translation of mesmerize in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (fascinate)
    Example sentences
    • He thought about this for a moment as he stared mesmerized by Maria's eyes, seeing the secrets she had locked behind them.
    • The Storytime panel shows a seanchaí mesmerising children with stories of the past.
    • They had deep sea blue eyes that mesmerized most men they came across.
    1.2 (hypnotize) [dated] I was mesmerized
    me quedé pasmada or boquiabierta

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