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Entrancement   Listen

A feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment.  Synonym: ravishment.

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"Entrancement" Quotes from Famous Books

... entrancement, I found myself in my charmer's arms, but in the parlour, surrounded by a crowd which this event had gathered round us, and which immediately, on a signal from the discreet landlady, who currently took him for my husband, cleared ...
— Memoirs Of Fanny Hill - A New and Genuine Edition from the Original Text (London, 1749) • John Cleland

... latter a little book, written with incredible ardour under the inspiration of the days of July. His friend Quinet had taught him to see in history an ever-broadening combat for freedom—in Michelet's words, "an eternal July," and the exposition of this idea was of the nature of a philosophical entrancement. ...
— A History of French Literature - Short Histories of the Literatures of the World: II. • Edward Dowden

... industriously all day, covered with burlaps and stuffed with hay to serve as cushions, the cheese-cloth tacked up in gathers over the windows and hemmed with pins,—all this, revealed at once, had the surprise of a conjurer's trick, or, if one were predisposed that way, the entrancement of a miracle. ...
— Mary Wollaston • Henry Kitchell Webster

Words linked to "Entrancement" :   ravishment, delectation, delight, entrance

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