Mesmerizing
Mesmerize Mes"mer*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mesmerized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mesmerizing}.] [Also spelled {mesmerise}.] 1. To bring into a state of mesmeric sleep; to hypnotize. [1913 Webster]

2. To produce an intense fascination in; to spellbind. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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