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captivate
used in Tom Jones

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Definition
to attract and hold the interest (of someone)
  • Nay, I must confess, that even I myself, who am not remarkably liable to be captivated with show, have yielded not a little to the impressions of much preceding state.
    Book 4 (4% in)
  • "Say then, ye Graces! you that inhabit the heavenly mansions of Seraphina's countenance; for you are truly divine, are always in her presence, and well know all the arts of charming; say, what were the weapons now used to captivate the heart of Mr Jones."
    Book 9 (67% in)

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