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captivate
used in War and Peace

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Definition
to attract and hold the interest (of someone)
  • She was pleased to see that he was captivated by her and it did not occur to her that there was anything wrong in it.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (44% in)
  • Catherine Petrovna did actually play valses and the ecossaise, and dancing began in which Nicholas still further captivated the provincial society by his agility.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (21% in)

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