Bewitched
Bewitch Be*witch", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bewitched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bewitching}.] 1. To gain an ascendency over by charms or incantations; to affect (esp. to injure) by witchcraft or sorcery. [1913 Webster]

See how I am bewitched; behold, mine arm Is like a blasted sapling withered up. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To charm; to fascinate; to please to such a degree as to take away the power of resistance; to enchant. [1913 Webster]

The charms of poetry our souls bewitch. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To enchant; captivate; charm; entrance. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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