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charmed


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Charm  \Charm\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Charmed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Charming}.]  [Cf.  F.  charmer.  See  {Charm},  n.] 
  1.  To  make  music  upon  to  tune.  [Obs.  &  R.] 
 
  Here  we  our  slender  pipes  may  safely  charm. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  To  subdue,  control,  or  summon  by  incantation  or 
  supernatural  influence;  to  affect  by  magic. 
 
  No  witchcraft  charm  thee!  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  subdue  or  overcome  by  some  secret  power,  or  by  that 
  which  gives  pleasure;  to  allay;  to  soothe. 
 
  Music  the  fiercest  grief  can  charm.  --Pope. 
 
  4.  To  attract  irresistibly;  to  delight  exceedingly;  to 
  enchant;  to  fascinate. 
 
  They  on  their  mirth  and  dance  Intent,  with  jocund 
  music  charm  his  ear.  --Milton. 
 
  5.  To  protect  with  or  make  invulnerable  by  spells,  charms, 
  or  supernatural  influences;  as  a  charmed  life. 
 
  I,  in  my  own  woe  charmed,  Could  not  find  death. 
  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Syn.  -  To  fascinate;  enchant;  enrapture;  captivate; 
  bewitch;  allure;  subdue;  delight;  entice;  transport. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  charmed 
  adj  1:  strongly  attracted  [syn:  {captivated}] 
  2:  filled  with  wonder  and  delight  [syn:  {beguiled},  {captivated}, 
  {delighted},  {enthralled},  {entranced}] 




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