One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
So devoted to someone that they seem to have magic power over one.‘throughout her long life people fell under her spell’
- ‘Bollywood's over-the-top high jinks have fascinated audiences from the Far East to the Middle East to Russia, and now even the West is coming under its spell.’
- ‘She was under his spell; mesmerized by his eyes and his voice and, most of all, by his touch.’
- ‘He has some sort of magic that puts me under his spell.’
- ‘He was an aquaintence of the couple with an obsessive nature and had fallen under Seward 's spell.’
- ‘If you aren't involved, don't be surprised if you pull someone new and exciting under your spell!’
- ‘When you're under a boy 's spell, it's not always easy to break.’
- ‘Maybe she had used her evil powers of seduction to draw him under her spell.’
- ‘Do you think they really are magicians casting us under their spell?’
- ‘He was so sure of himself and his power to seduce that it was hard not to fall under his spell, not that I wasn't a willing participant.’
- ‘And I fell under their spell, and stopped worrying about rehearsals.’
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