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mesmerize
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
to completely hold someone's entire attention

or more rarely:  to hypnotize
  • Maybe he was too mesmerized by her to notice anything; or maybe, thought Jimmy, love really was blind.
    p. 313.4

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