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enthral

verb [I or T] (-ll-) mainly UK (US usually enthrall) uk   /ɪnˈθrɔːl/  us   /-ˈθrɑːl/
to keep someone completely interested: The baseball game completely enthralled the crowd. The audience was enthralled for two hours by a sparkling, dramatic performance. They listened enthralled to what he was saying.
Translations of “enthral”
in Vietnamese mê hoặc…
in Spanish cautivar…
in Thai ทำให้หลงใหล…
in Malaysian mempersonakan…
in French captiver…
in German fesseln…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迷住,使著迷, 吸引住…
in Indonesian menyenangkan…
in Russian очаровывать, увлекать…
in Turkish büyülemek, hayran bırakmak, ziyadesiyle etkilemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迷住,使着迷, 吸引住…
in Polish zafascynować, zauroczyć…
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