Thesaurus / disenchant


It was assuming a great deal to tell a woman that he saw through her plot to disenchant him with a rival.ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
"And it took a greater magnum bonum, a maximum bonum, to disenchant us," said Armine.MAGNUM BONUMCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
But all the banqueting and largess did not disenchant the ominous mansion.THE WEIRD SISTERS, VOLUME I (OF 3)RICHARD DOWLING
This would be enough to disenchant any young gentleman fresh from his compendiums of philosophy.THE LIFE OF SIR JAMES FITZJAMES STEPHEN, BART., K.C.S.I.SIR LESLIE STEPHEN
The old woman takes kindly to my persecution; they enchant Dulcinea, and whip me in order to disenchant her.THE STORY OF DON QUIXOTEARVID PAULSON, CLAYTON EDWARDS, AND MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA
Then he gave Siegfried a horn of wine, into which he had unnoticed poured another potion, which was to disenchant the knight.OPERAS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOWMARY SCHELL HOKE BACON
But the younger woman knew that however honest her desire to disenchant her young lover, no woman ever risks his seeing her thus.HARRIET AND THE PIPERKATHLEEN NORRIS
Discovering reciprocal love should really disenchant the lover with regard to the beloved.BEYOND GOOD AND EVILFRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
Conrad asked if any of the company were enchanted; "because," said he, "if they are, I'll disenchant them with my key."ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, VOL. 8, MAY 1886, NO. 7.VARIOUS
At last I got out of bed, and rummaged for some stray volume to disenchant me out of the imaginary world of these Bernards.WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND, VOLUME VIVARIOUS


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