[ UK /ɛntɹˈɑːnsɪŋ/ ]
  1. capturing interest as if by a spell
    enchanting music
    antique papers of entrancing design
    bewitching smile
    a fascinating woman
    an enthralling book
    Roosevelt was a captivating speaker
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How To Use entrancing In A Sentence

  • He writes entrancingly, with the sunniest good humour. Times, Sunday Times
  • Days of delicious dreaming were these, -- days of roaming on the emerald green turf under the stately and odorous pines, listening to the dash of the waterfalls, or watching the crimson sunset burning redly through the darkness of the branches, -- and in the moonlit evenings sitting under the trees to hear the entrancing music of a Hungarian string-band, which played divine and voluptuous melodies of the land, -- "lieder" and Thelma
  • Although so much of it is too entrancing to be termed extraneous, it does mean a director has to deal with the abundant non-libretto passages. David Finkle: First Nighter: Richard Strauss's Mezz-a-Mezz Intermezzo
  • We were privileged viewers; the luxurious Books of Hours with their lavish illuminations had been disbound, so we could see almost every page, reveling in jewel-like color and entrancing detail, while the individualized Mourners, temporarily removed from the tomb for which they were made, could be seen in the round. Matisse Conquers Two Continents
  • He certainly writes entrancingly, with the sunniest good humour. Times, Sunday Times
  • It makes the entrancingly insubstantial sound stolid and dull. Times, Sunday Times
  • Nothing was more entrancingly evocative than that final conflagration, exquisitely controlled, flickeringly vivid. Times, Sunday Times
  • The book was so entrancing, so enwrapping that she found herself barely noticing as the wheels of the plane finally touched solid ground.
  • It felt like she had cast a spell on him, entrancing and beckoning him.
  • There were juggling acts that seemed to defy the laws of physics, entrancing Spanish musicians using their feet and weights attached to ropes to create a hypnotic rhythm.
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