Saturday, February 27, 2010

enthrall

enthrall (µn-thrôl“) also in·thrall (¹n-) -- tr.v. en·thralled, en·thrall·ing, en·thralls. 

1. To hold spellbound; captivate: The magic show enthralled the audience.
2. To enslave. [Middle English, to put in bondage : en-, causative pref.; see EN-1 + thrall, slave; see THRALL.] --en·thrall“ing·ly adv. --en·thrall“ment n.

Usage Example1:  Shankar Mahadevan gave an enthralling performance on the eve of Republic Day.

Usage Example2:  I was enthralled by her beautiful eyes.

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