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spellbound

adjective
     
spell‧bound
extremely interested in something you are listening to:
'King Lear' still holds audiences spellbound.
WORD FOCUS: interested WORD FOCUS: interested
similar words: intrigued, curious, absorbed

very interested: fascinated, engrossed, enthralled, spellbound


See also
interested

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