Definition of enthrall:
glamour, hold, capture, ship, becharm, channel, dishonor, trance, free, transport, outrage, spellbind, transmit, enchant, delight, enamour, channelize, jinx, bewitch, arrest, catch up, excite, rivet, channelise, ravish, enjoy, carry, assault, transfix, enthral, rape, violate, grip, grab, persuasion, enrapture, send, catch, witch, voodoo, spell, entrance, dishonour, captivate, enamor, spellbind, mesmerize, fascinate, hex, revel, transfer.
- "Italy, the Magic Land", Lilian Whiting.
To this hoar world I brought the trusts of youth, Warm zeal for men, and fix'd repose in truth- Amongst the young I look'd for young desires, Love which adores, and Honour which aspires- Amongst the old, for souls set free from all The earthlier chains which young desires enthrall, Serene and gentle both to soothe and chide, The sires to pity, yet the seers to guide- And lo!- "The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P.", Edward Bulwer Lytton.
And that we may not onely allege ancient examples: it is reported that there was such a grieuous dearth of corne in the yeeres 1586, and 1587, thorowout Hungary, that some being compelled for want of food were faine to sell their children vnto the most bloudy and barbarous enemy of Christians, and so to enthrall them to the perpetuall yoke of Turkish slauery: and some are sayd to haue taken their children, whom they could no longer sustaine, and with cruell mercy to haue cast them into Danubius, and drowned them.- "The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, v. 1, Northern Europe", Richard Hakluyt.