under+a+spell

  • 1under a spell — controlled by a spirit or magic, cast a spell    She danced when she saw the cat. She seemed to be under a spell …

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  • 2under a spell — under the influence magic, under sorcery …

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  • 3under a spell — adjective Bewitched, held by the power of a magical spell …

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  • 4under a spell — not fully in control of one s thoughts and actions, as though in a state of enchantment …

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  • 5Under My Spell Tour — The Under My Spell Tour was an international concert tour from 1991 1992 by pop star Paula Abdul. The tour was almost canceled before it began because Paula injured her leg by catching her heel in a groove of the stage while rehearsing. Paula was …

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  • 6under someone's spell — under someone’s control/influence/spell/ phrase strongly influenced by someone, so that you do what you think they want, or you copy them in some way Murphy was very dominant and had the other boys completely under his control. It’s clear Bill is …

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  • 7spell — spell1 [spel] n. [ME < OE, a saying, tale, charm, akin to Goth spill, tale < ? IE base * (s)pel , to speak loudly] 1. a word, formula, or form of words thought to have some magic power; incantation 2. seemingly magical power or irresistible …

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  • 8under someone's control — under someone’s control/influence/spell/ phrase strongly influenced by someone, so that you do what you think they want, or you copy them in some way Murphy was very dominant and had the other boys completely under his control. It’s clear Bill is …

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  • 9under someone's influence — under someone’s control/influence/spell/ phrase strongly influenced by someone, so that you do what you think they want, or you copy them in some way Murphy was very dominant and had the other boys completely under his control. It’s clear Bill is …

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  • 10Under the Dome —   …

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  • 11spell — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 period of time ADJECTIVE ▪ lengthy (esp. BrE), long, prolonged ▪ brief, short ▪ five minute, ten day …

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  • 12spell — spell1 S2 [spel] v past tense and past participle spelt [spelt] BrE also spelled especially AmE [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: espeller] 1.) [I and T] to form a word by writing or naming the letters in order ▪ How do you spell juice ? ▪ …

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  • 13spell — 1 verb past tense and past participle spelt, especially BrE spelled especially AmE 1 (I, T) to form a word by writing or naming the letters in the correct order: “How do you spell your name?” “S M Y T H.” | can spell (=be good at spelling words… …

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  • 14spell — spell1 [ spel ] verb ** 1. ) transitive to know the letters of a word in the correct order: Can you spell the word beautiful? a ) transitive to say or write the letters of a word in the correct order: You ve spelled my name wrong. b )… …

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  • 15spell — [[t]spe̱l[/t]] ♦♦♦ spells, spelling, spelled, spelt (American English uses the form spelled as the past tense and past participle. British English uses either spelled or spelt.) 1) VERB When you spell a word, you write or speak each letter in the …

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  • 16spell */*/ — I UK [spel] / US verb Word forms spell : present tense I/you/we/they spell he/she/it spells present participle spelling past tense spelt UK [spelt] or spelled past participle spelt or spelled 1) [transitive] to know the letters of a word in the… …

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  • 17spell — n. incantation 1) to cast a spell on, over 2) to break, remove a spell 3) a magic spell 4) under a spell * * * [spel] remove a spell [ incantation ] to cast a spell on. over a magic spell to break under a spell …

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  • 18spell — spell1 spellable, adj. /spel/, v., spelled or spelt, spelling. v.t. 1. to name, write, or otherwise give the letters, in order, of (a word, syllable, etc.): Did I spell your name right? 2. (of letters) to form (a word, syllable, etc.): The… …

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  • 19under — un|der [ ʌndər ] function word *** Under can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or number): There are piles of books under my desk. The total cost of the project is just under $3 million. The technology has been… …

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  • 20under */*/*/ — UK [ˈʌndə(r)] / US [ˈʌndər] adverb, preposition Summary: Under can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or number): There are piles of books under my desk. ♦ The total cost of the project is just under £2.2 million …

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