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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: trance

entrance

2 verb
     
en‧trance2 [transitive usually passive] literary
if someone or something entrances you, they make you give them all your attention because they are so beautiful, interesting etc:
I was entranced by the sweetness of her voice.
entranced adjective [not before noun]
She stopped, entranced.
entrancing adjective:
entrancing stories

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