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That marble mask of his beautiful love can but disenchant him.

But by the help of our prayers and relics we will disenchant him.

But all the banqueting and largess did not disenchant the ominous mansion.

I will now take you back to your father, who will certainly know how to disenchant you.'

Then he entered the hut and ordered the old woman to disenchant his brother.

It does not disenchant me, as it does some, to see "a woman eat."

As if again to disenchant himself, he glanced at Mary as she, too, listened.

A rude and rough hand had been necessary to disenchant them.

The work is, indeed, apt to disenchant one with political life.

He was so happy at the idea of enriching and ennobling me, that I had not the courage to disenchant him.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Middle French desenchanter (13c.), from des- (see dis-) + enchanter "to enchant" (see enchant). Related: Disenchanted; disenchanting; disenchantment. Carlyle coined disenchantress (1831).

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