bewitch /bɪˈwɪtʃ/

b

I. verb [with obj.]

1. cast a spell over (someone)

a handsome prince who had been bewitched by a sorceress.
2. enchant and delight (someone)

they both were bewitched by the golden luminosity of Italy
(as adj. bewitching)
she was certainly a bewitching woman.
II. derivatives

1. bewitcher
noun


2. bewitchingly /bɪˈwɪtʃɪŋli /
adverb


3. bewitchment /bɪˈwɪtʃmənt /
noun


– origin Middle English: from be- ‘thoroughly’ + witch.

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