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Synonyms of 'mesmerize'

(verb) 
Definition
to fascinate and hold spellbound
There was something about her which mesmerized him.
Synonyms
entrance
She entranced the audience with her classical Indian singing.
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fascinate
She fascinated him, on and off stage.
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absorb
a second career which absorbed her more completely than acting ever had
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captivate
I was captivated by her sparkling personality.
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grip
The whole nation was gripped by the dramatic story.
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enthral
Children and adults alike are enthralled by his stories.
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hypnotize
He's hypnotized by that black hair and that white face.
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magnetize
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hold spellbound
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spellbind

Additional synonyms

in the sense of absorb
Definition
to engage the interest of someone
a second career which absorbed her more completely than acting ever had
in the sense of captivate
Definition
to attract and hold the attention of
I was captivated by her sparkling personality.
in the sense of enthral
Definition
to hold the attention or interest of
Children and adults alike are enthralled by his stories.
Synonyms
rivet,
enrapture,
hold spellbound,
spellbind

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