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captivate
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 uses
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Definition
to attract and hold the interest (of someone)
  • "Villefort," she exclaimed in her softest and most captivating manner.
    Chapters 99-100 (48% in)
  • As Monte Cristo approached, she leaned upon the elbow of the arm that held the narghile, and extending to him her other hand, said, with a smile of captivating sweetness, in the sonorous language spoken by the women of Athens and Sparta, "Why demand permission ere you enter?
    Chapters 49-50 (18% in)

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