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captivate

verb [T] uk   /ˈkæp.tɪ.veɪt/ us  
to hold the attention of someone by being extremely interesting, exciting, pleasant, or attractive: With her beauty and charm, she captivated film audiences everywhere.
captivating
adjective uk   /-veɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /-veɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
a captivating performance
Translations of “captivate”
in Spanish cautivar…
in French captiver…
in German fesseln…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使著迷, 迷住, 吸引…
in Russian пленять, очаровывать…
in Turkish etkilemek, büyülemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使着迷, 迷住, 吸引…
in Polish urzekać…
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