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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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enthrall -- as in: enthralled by the story
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • There was something terribly enthralling in the exercise of influence.
  • I am afraid I may frighten the company, frighten or enthrall them.
  • He had been always enthralled by the methods of natural science, but the ordinary subject-matter of that science had seemed to him trivial and of no import.
  • We watch ourselves, and the mere wonder of the spectacle enthralls us.
  • I sat in the dingy box absolutely enthralled.
  • This taste enthralled him for years, and, indeed, may be said never to have left him.

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  • I am enthralled by her expressive voice.
  • Jane Austen’s books enthrall me.

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