From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenthralen‧thral British English, enthrall American English /ɪnˈθrɔːl $ -ˈθrɒːl/ verb (enthralled, enthralling) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 INTERESTEDto make someone very interested and excited, so that they listen or watch something very carefullybe enthralled by/with somebody/something 🔊 The children were enthralled by the story she was telling. Grammar Enthral is usually passive. —enthralled adjective→ See Verb table
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be enthralled by/with somebody/something• I was enthralled with his classes.• I was enthralled by the emptiness.• And they are enthralled by the whales and other denizens that swim by their vessels.• Hamilton was enthralled by the world of television.