mesmerize mesmerize  /ˈmɛz mə ˌraɪz/


  1. (v) attract strongly, as if with a magnet
  2. (v) induce hypnosis in


  1. But he doesn't just mesmerize the camera; he works subtle wonders before it.
  2. While he doesn't come across as a fiery speaker who can mesmerize a crowd, Abu Hamza's careful choice of words gives him away.
  3. On a podium with waving flags and floating balloons, he can mesmerize and uplift.


  • European U-21 Championship: England Out, Italy Dominate

    Matchday 3 of the European U-21 Championship saw England crash out of the tournament with a game still to play and Italy mesmerize their Israeli hosts with a four-goal showing in Tel Aviv . The Young Lions, who had required at least a draw against Norway to stay alive in the competition, fell 3-1 in Petah Tikva and, as a result, will fly back to London after concluding their group stage schedule ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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