Definition of bewitch :
1. To charm; to fascinate; to please to such a degree as to take away the power of resistance; to enchant.
2. To gain an ascendency over by charms or incantations; to affect ( esp. to injure) by witchcraft or sorcery.
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- It was unfortunate; an utterly inexcusable laughter seemed to bewitch them, hovering always close to his lips and hers. - "The Fighting Chance", Robert W. Chambers.
- " Marquis," said Duplessis, seating himself, and regarding Alain with a look in which were blended the sort of admiration and the sort of contempt with which a practical man of the world, who, having himself gone through certain credulous follies, has learned to despise the follies, but retains a reminiscence of sympathy with the fools they bewitch, " Marquis, pardon me; you talk finely, but you do not talk common sense. - "The Parisians, Book 10.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- It is a kind of men most to be abhorred, which hurteth the body of infantes wyth bewitchyng: and what shal we say of those parentes whiche thorowe their negligence and euyll educacion bewitch the mynd? - "The Education of Children", Desiderius Erasmus.