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verb [transitive]     mesmerize pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlemesmerizing
past tensemesmerized
past participlemesmerized
  1. to attract or interest you so much that you do not notice or pay attention to anything else around you

    Grimm’s Fairy Tales have mesmerized generations of readers.

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high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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