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synonyms for captivates

  • 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
  • wile
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antonyms for captivates

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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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Raphael enraptures and captivates, while Michael Angelo fascinates and overwhelms.
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At love should no one ever wonder in another: a beauteous countenance oft captivates the wise, which captivates not the foolish.
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If the drama rarely captivates the eye, it takes possession of the ear.
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The infidel review is crisp in style, its arguments catchy, and the brilliancy of its diction captivates.
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There is an air of stern and savage grandeur in everything around, which strangely captivates the imagination.
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Gama addresses his prayer to God; and Venus, with her nymphs so captivates the storm-gods that a calm ensues.
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The song of a bird flying over his head finally captivates his attention.
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The shaman specially captivates the attention of the observer, being the very incarnation of enthusiasm.
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Novelty captivates the superficial and thoughtless; vehemence delights the discontented and turbulent.
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Still, it is not safe to trust too much to this precept, for without the resources of art a graceful form captivates many.
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