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synonyms for captivate

  • beguile
  • bewitch
  • charm
  • dazzle
  • delight
  • enrapture
  • entertain
  • enthrall
  • fascinate
  • gratify
  • grip
  • hypnotize
  • infatuate
  • intrigue
  • mesmerize
  • please
  • seduce
  • allure
  • draw
  • enamour
  • enslave
  • ensnare
  • entrance
  • hold
  • hook
  • lure
  • magnetize
  • spellbind
  • take
  • vamp
  • win
  • make a hit with
  • rope in
  • sweep off one's feet
  • turn one on
  • wile
See also synonyms for: captivated / captivates / captivating
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antonyms for captivate

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  • annoy
  • bore
  • depress
  • disappoint
  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • displease
  • disturb
  • forget
  • offend
  • pain
  • refuse
  • repel
  • tire
  • turn off
  • upset
  • dissuade
  • fail
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • lose
  • reject
  • release
  • repulse
  • stop
  • disillusion
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How to use captivate in a sentence

That perspective captivated Williams, and over the last two decades she’s established many of its most far-reaching implications.
A MATHEMATICIAN’S UNANTICIPATED JOURNEY THROUGH THE PHYSICAL WORLDKEVIN HARTNETTDECEMBER 16, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Biographies of scientific legends and lesser-known luminaries, tales of amazing animals and stories of exploration captivated Science News staff.
OUR FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2020 COVERED CLIMATE CHANGE, MARS, THE END OF THE UNIVERSE AND MORESCIENCE NEWS STAFFDECEMBER 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Birding gives us an opportunity to be captivated and allow them to teach us things like patience and appreciation.
A CONCISE GUIDE TO BIRDING IN YOUR OWN BACKYARDERIN E. WILLIAMSDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Through sheer force of will and a healthy dose of operating genius, Musk has built an electric-auto maker and battery manufacturer that is seemingly dragging an entire industry into the 21st century—and captivated investors around the world.
ELON MUSK’S ROCKET RIDEANDREW NUSCADECEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
His rallies captivated a nation, and before that his reality TV show was a runaway hit.
CRYSTAL BALL 2021: PREDICTIONS FOR THE ECONOMY, POLITICS, TECHNOLOGY, AND MORELBELANGER225DECEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
I was so captivated by Hsieh’s vision that I upended my life in New York and decamped to Las Vegas to write a book about the project.
THE COMPLEXITY AND BRILLIANCE OF TONY HSIEH: A PERSONAL APPRECIATIONAIMEE GROTHNOVEMBER 30, 2020QUARTZ
Whatever tells us of the yet unknown attraction can charm, interest, delight, and captivate us.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
"I am quite innocent of any intention to captivate," replied Fanny.
FRANK FAIRLEGHFRANK E. SMEDLEY
His speeches have a freedom and a rhythmical flow which captivate the hearer.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, JANUARY 1883VARIOUS
The interests of a moment engross and captivate the passions, and kindle ardours which burn with incessant vigour.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CAPTIVATE

  • captivate
  • concern
  • consume
  • employ
  • engage
  • engross
  • fascinate
  • fill
  • hold
  • immerse
  • involve
  • monopolize
  • obsess
  • preoccupy
  • rivet
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.