cast a spell


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cast a spell

 (on someone)
1. Lit. to enchant someone with a magic spell. The wizard cast a spell on the frog, turning it into a prince with bad skin.
2. Fig. to intrigue and delight someone. She is a real beauty. She cast a spell on every man she met.
See also: cast, spell
References in classic literature ?
Whereupon he gave me both of his, saying surely I had cast a spell upon him, for he could forgive me anything.
A person observing me might have supposed I was trying to cast a spell upon it or attempting some odd experiment in hypnotism.
As she spoke, Norman of Torn looked upon her critically for the first time, and he saw that Joan de Tany was beautiful, and that when she spoke her face lighted with a hundred little changing expressions of intelligence and character that cast a spell of fascination about her.
Thou canst cast a spell by the mere winking of an eye.
She was sure that she ought not to be with these men; but they had cast a spell over her.
A WHITE witch has cast a spell over Liverpool FC in a bid to help them secure victory in the Champions League final.
HOWEVER, IF YOU USE TOO MUCH POLISH YOU ARE MORE APT TO THROW YOUR WAND THAN CAST A SPELL.
I WOULD cast a spell that would take control over any evil powers.
I WOULD cast a spell so that all the teachers in Hogwarts would give me top marks in my OWLs.
Dressed in purple robes, he cast a spell invoking the elements of earth, air, water and fire and threw a talisman into the murky loch.
Haun introduced the subject by saying she had cast a spell on a supermarket checker without giving a reason why that person was targeted, Estrella said.
Estrella said she declined Haun's invitation to cast a spell together, though she provided the defendant with a rusty razor to use with a rusty nail in some ritual not connected to the Dally case.
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Cast a spell on a loved one and predict what their future love-life holds in store for them