(v. t.) To gain an ascendency over by charms or incantations; to affect (esp. to injure) by witchcraft or sorcery.
(v. t.) To charm; to fascinate; to please to such a degree as to take away the power of resistance; to enchant.
(1) That might be the case in the Premier League, though the theory was made to look as shaky as some of the United defending by the superbly mobile and bewitchingly ingenious Barcelona attack.
(2) It's in this "gap" that W1A 's comedy is located, but it's also where many real-life professionals ply their trade, bamboozling the gullible and the desperate with their bewitching neologisms, barmy suggestions and bizarre leadership tests.
(3) How the way their teeth clink on a mug as they drink their tea can make you hate everything about them, even though they are the very same person you once found so bewitching?
(4) Photograph: Silvia Marchetti The Parata inlet, 3km from the crowded Frontone beach, is where Odysseus (on his way back home from burning Troy) was bewitched by the sorceress Circe, who made him her slave.
(5) Avraham was not the protector she had imagined those Sabbath nights back in the East End, when he had bewitched her with his talk.
(6) Stoke were tormented, unable to match his acceleration and bewitched by his trickery.
(7) Her adhesive control, breathtaking change of pace and vision enabled Lady Andrade to bewitch fans and bewilder opponents in equal measure as her side progressed from the group stage of a World Cup for the first time.
(8) The music and themes may have changed but his voice is still the androgynous blend of gospel, art-rock and soul that's bewitched collaborators as diverse as Hercules And Love Affair and the London Symphony Orchestra, who played two extraordinary Barbican concerts with him last year at which Antony wore a Roman toga ("It was actually a sandwich wrap") and covered Beyoncé's Crazy In Love, because "she's gorgeous".
(9) Liverpool were teetering, ragged, dispirited and barely recognisable from the side that had bewitched Anfield last season.
(10) It's bewitching stuff, albeit relatively harmless at the moment.
(11) Few things are as bewitching as an English bluebell wood in the spring, with a carpet of shimmering flowers turning the light blue under the trees, and the air laden with scent.
(12) If one perceived a salty taste, the child was called bewitched or fascinated and was feared to die soon.
(13) For instance, if a girl bleeds heavily after the cut, it is believed that she has been bewitched or has had a sexual affair with a man the previous night.
(14) Perhaps I was oblivious to its campness at the time, but I'm still haunted by the memory of a musical which, 20 years before Stoppard's Arcadia, brought past and present into collision on stage, placing slender young ghosts and middle-aged wobbling flesh side by side in an endlessly bewitching and unsentimental pas de deux of regret.
(15) The actress was a paragon of principle, a hugely talented brainbox who happened to be both bombshell and bewitcher, who rewrote the rule book for young Hollywood hot shots.
(16) A bewitching interplay of proteins, variously clothed as chemical messengers and cellular receptors, control the pace of growth and the course of progressive differentiation in blood cell types.
(17) Lous van Gaal says David de Gea may play for Manchester United again Read more United are still lacking the old stardust, and the tempo can feel bland compared to the pinball speed that once bewitched Old Trafford, but their debutants should all be better for the experience and perhaps it was inevitable that, with four new players in their starting lineup – and Bastian Schweinsteiger coming on in the second half – it would not be an entirely cohesive performance.
(18) We all know her body because she served as an unpaid model for the photographer, and her bewitching nudes were fought over.” (trans.
(19) So, maybe England are not going to bewitch everyone at Euro 2016, after all.
(20) He told Shoma Weekly that he believed "with more than 90% certainty" that Ahmadinejad had been bewitched".
(n.) The act of enchanting; the production of certain wonderful effects by the aid of demons, or the agency of supposed spirits; the use of magic arts, spells, or charms; incantation.
(n.) The effect produced by the act; the state of being enchanted; as, to break an enchantment.
(n.) That which captivates the heart and senses; an influence or power which fascinates or highly delights.
(1) When my floor was dirty, I rose early, and, setting all my furniture out of doors on the grass, bed and bedstead making but one budget, dashed water on the floor, and sprinkled white sand from the pond on it, and then with a broom scrubbed it clean and white... Further - and this is a stroke of his sensitive, pawky genius - he contemplates his momentarily displaced furniture and the nuance of enchanting strangeness: It was pleasant to see my whole household effects out on the grass, making a little pile like a gypsy's pack, and my three-legged table, from which I did not remove the books and pen and ink, standing amid the pines and hickories ...
(2) Not everyone was enchanted by Burgess: Edward Crankshaw, for instance, was typical of the 1950s Observer .
(3) Monsieur Blue open daily midday-2am; Tokyo Eat open daily midday-midnight; Le Smack open midday-midnight Le Musée de la Vie Romantique Cafe Vie Romantique This is one of the most discrete but enchanting Parisian museums, an early 19th-century mansion tucked away down a narrow cul-de-sac in the backstreets of Pigalle.
(4) Nor should the seal boat rides, which are every bit as enchanting for adults as they are for children.
(5) "Right now we're enchanted with it, but … talk to us after another year.
(6) Kent provides an attractive landscape, but not outstandingly so; low-lying mists can seem enchanting one moment, threatening the next.
(7) In the preface to another story, "The Snow Image", he described this sense of occlusion as he "sat down by the wayside of life, like a man under enchantment, and a shrubbery sprung up around me, and the bushes grew to be saplings, and the saplings became trees, until no exit appeared possible through the tangling depths of my obscurity".
(8) Marion Cotillard looks amazing in her selection of cocktail shift dresses in Woody Allen's time-travel comedy Midnight in Paris , while Bérénice Bejo, enchants in cloche hats and flapper dresses in silent-era pastiche The Artist .
(9) While the Lego and Hornby train-filled Wonderland was crammed with small boys intent on destruction on the Guardian's visit this week, the Enchanted Forest, with fairy voices emanating from multicoloured flowers and hundreds of dolls, was the main draw for girls.
(10) "I am left with only memories now, wonderful memories which fill me with pride, and I feel truly enchanted to have spent my life knowing him."
(11) The steel columns that support the enchanting green roof of this parkland pavilion are so thin, they must be held in tension by long wire cables.
(12) Agni Taverna is an ordinary restaurant, albeit with enchanting views to the mountains of Albania and a friendly black and white cat.
(13) In the Odyssey , Circe warns Odysseus against the Sirens "who enchant all who come near them".
(14) So have young people for whom Blair is history (wicked history at that), enchanted by the campaign’s fervour.
(15) 360 degrees of enchantment and the highlight of our South African holiday.
(16) • Where to stay: Encanto da Lua , meaning The Moon's Enchantment, is just a short walk from the pools and ringside for the rising of the moon (standard doubles from R$ 230,00 (£70) a night, including breakfast, dinner and transfers).
(17) Highlight: Her enchanting Hansel and Gretel magic forest in biscuit week and being crowned first star baker of the series for her Jaffa orange cakes.
(18) Entrance to the park is free, combined entrance to the villa and the Casa delle Civette €10, free for EU citizens under-18s or over-65s Santa Costanza Santa Costanza Photograph: Alamy This enchanting circular chapel dates to the middle of the 4th century AD and is the earliest church in the city surviving more or less in its original form, with exquisite mosaics covering much of the ceiling.
(19) Patience (After Sebald) will be screened on Friday at Snape Maltings, Suffolk, as part of After Sebald: Place and Re-Enchantment, a weekend exploration of WG Sebald's work.
(20) Aside from the opportunities this rewilding presents for re-enchanting our lives, experience elsewhere in Europe suggests that eco-tourism has a far higher potential for employment, for supporting communities, for keeping the schools and shops and pubs and chapels open than sheep farming does.