Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


There are times when it fascinates us with its whirling charm.

You feel I know not what primitive force which repels and yet fascinates you.

I don't like it as well as the other kind, though it fascinates me.

Fascinates the mind like the gathering and bursting of a storm.

It fascinates him like a game, and you often hear him describe it as a "game."

For there was something grand in Egerton,—something that commands and fascinates the young.

These are the men and women whom she fascinates and alienates.

I admire her very much; she fascinates and yet repels me, but I do not think I could love her very much.

And it is that which, above all, at once fascinates and intimidates us.

Certainly it fascinates as nothing else fascinates in Nature.