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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: enchanter, from Latin cantare 'to sing'

enchant

verb
     
Related topics: Magic
en‧chant [transitive]
1 formal if something that you see or hear enchants you, you like it very much:
I was enchanted by the way she smiled.
The garden enchanted her.
2 literaryROM to use magic on something or someone

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