entrancing entrancing

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capturing interest as if by a spell

Usage(s):

  1. In the movies' highest romantic era, no film achieved more entrancing heights than Wyler's adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' best novel.
  2. Sail through sleepy Laos for an entrancing panorama of natural and traditional life.

News

  • Dance Tracks of the Week: Mathew Jonson's Entrancing Techno Sweet Spot

    Mathew Jonson  Her Blurry Pictures (Crosstown Rebels) Mathew Jonson likes his techno rippling, rubbery, and slightly bent — full of gracefully arced melodies, twanging analog timbres, and crisp, swinging drum machines — and over the past dozen years the Canadian producer has become a master of rearranging those elements into entrancing new configurations...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Spin

Quotes

  1. "I don't think being interactive gives you fantastic power to change the minds of people and make them do things they'd never think of doing otherwise. We are like movies or books. I just try to create an experience that is entrancing and definitely...
    on Jan 7, 2009 By: David Cage Source: Video Game Media

  2. "The diverse and outstanding finalists for the Man Asian Literary Prize are a revelation of fiction today in Asia," said Adrienne Clarkson, the former Governor General of Canada and chair of the judges. "With an entrancing psychic geography,...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Adrienne Clarkson Source: AFP

  3. "For me, it was a totally entrancing experience," Mrs. Clinton said of the caravan in an interview on Sunday.
    on Jun 1, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: New York Times

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