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Enchant, 1) to charm, to make efficient by witchcraft: “Medea gathered the --ed herbs,” Merch. V, 13. “--ing all that you put in,” Mcb. IV, 1, 43. cf. “some --ed trifle to abuse me,” Tp. V, 112 (== produced by witchcraft).
2) to bewitch, to subdue by charms: “whose --ing story,” Lucr. 1521. “e. him with thy words,” H6A III, 3, 40. “I will e. the old Andronicus with words,” Tit. IV, 4, 89. “thou hast --ed her,” Oth. I, 2, 63. “such a holy witch that he --s societies into him,” Cymb. I, 6, 167. Absolutely: I want art to e. Tp. Epil. Cymb. I, 6, 167 “this --ing queen,” Ant. I, 2, 132.
3) to charm, to delight, to ravish: Ven. 145. Ven. 145 Lucr. 83. Compl. 89. Compl. 89 Err. III, 2, 166. LLL I, 1, 168. II, 247. Troil. III, 1, 164. III, 2, 21. Tit. III, 1, 86.
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