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fascinate

verb allure, appeal to, attract, beguile, bewitch, captivate, capture, charm, coax, compel, delight, enamor, enchant, engage, engross, enrapture, enthrall, grab, grip, hold attraction for, hold interest, hold spelllound, hypnotize, infatuate, influence, interest, intoxicate, invite, kindle, mesmerize, overpower, overwhelm, pique, please, provoke, seize, stimulate, stir, transfix, win over
See also: engage, engross, immerse, interest, occupy
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The companies said that the Fascinate is an Android 2.1 powered smartphone equipped with support for Google (Nasdaq:GOOG) Mobile Services, including Gmail, YouTube and Android Market.
It cannot command; at best it can hope to fascinate or arouse or seduce.
For teaching purposes, the details of some of the 19th century infanticide cases are bound to engage and fascinate students.
The couple fascinated people at the time and, now that Carlyle's fame has virtually vanished, they continue to fascinate. This is not just a portrait of a marriage but of a literary and intellectual marriage and through it we get a marvellous picture of Victorian literary life.