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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spell·bind /ˈspɛlˌbaɪnd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spell·bind v. t.  [imp. & p. p. Spellbound p. pr. & vb. n. Spellbinding.] To bind or hold by, or as if by, a spell or charm; to entrance or fascinate, esp. by eloquence of speech, as in a political campaign. -- Spell*bind*er n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing
           terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"
           [syn: fascinate, transfix, grip]
      2: attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the
         audience with her tricks" [syn: magnetize, mesmerize,
         mesmerise, magnetise, bewitch]
      3: put into a trance [syn: entrance]
      [also: spellbound]