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enthrall (one) with (something)

To capture and hold one's attention through a particular means. The baby is totally enthralled with that new mobile you hung above her crib—she just can't stop watching it. Susie is a great storyteller, so I'm sure she'll enthrall you all with her latest tale.
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enthrall someone with something

to charm or captivate someone with something. They enthralled us with the beauty of their singing. The children enthralled us with their rustic dances.
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Set in a Star Wars-like universe of fantastic creatures and thrilling derring do, this exciting story will enthrall readers who enjoy SE It begs for a sequel, to follow the further adventures of brave Ahvren and his equally brave sister in this intriguing universe.
This real-life adventure tale will enthrall for its sheer bravado.
Recently, Sturgis Public Schools petitioned to be a demonstration site for the Learning Without Limits (LWL) initiative, a new program with the vision to one day achieve a one-to-one wireless technology environment designed to engage and enthrall Michigan's K-12 students.
It will enthrall and stir both fantasy fans and animal lovers of all ages, who will be swept up in the action right from the start.
Football is 76 trombones, tail-gate parties, golden memories, and a sport that always exhilarates us, enthralls us, and captures our hearts.
On the one hand, this dazzling dancer in the spotlight represents Kain in her youth, all coltish energy and determination; on the other, it connotes the blinding ideal of Kain's art that enthralls her (and us) to the end.