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1. fascinate

verb. ['ˈfæsəˌneɪt'] cause to be interested or curious.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • grab
  • matter to
  • interest

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • consciousness
  • get off
  • detach

Etymology

  • fascinatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Fascinate

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Example sentences of the word fascinate


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Irish music has many elements that fascinate people from around the world.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Does a multi-level garden fascinate you?

3. Verb, base form
They're open for tours which will fascinate the luxury lovers and history buffs in your group.

Quotes containing the word fascinate


1. I have trouble with modern art. But in general, all art forms fascinate me - art is the way human beings express what we can't say in words.
- Andrea Bocelli

2. fascinate

verb. ['ˈfæsəˌneɪt'] to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe.

Synonyms

  • grip
  • transfix
  • interest

Antonyms

  • displease
  • studio
  • idle
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • fascinatus (Latin)

3. fascinate

verb. ['ˈfæsəˌneɪt'] attract; cause to be enamored.

Synonyms

  • enchant
  • entrance
  • work
  • becharm
  • trance
  • enamor
  • catch
  • enamour
  • captivate
  • beguile
  • appeal
  • hold
  • bewitch
  • capture
  • attract

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • unattractiveness
  • unspell
  • disenchant

Etymology

  • fascinatus (Latin)
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