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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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[U.S.A], November 4 ( ANI ): It seems like the epic saga of 'Middle Earth' will return to enthrall us with its adventures.
Later came the line of singers who enthralled audience with contemporary, Sufi, and English songs.
Summary: I am so enthralled to see this my little kitchen garden thrive.
ISLAMABAD -- Punjabi folk artistes and singers enthralled the audience of twin cities here late Wednesday at a musical night at National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Lok Virsa as part of its ongoing Lok Mela.
The fusion of Indian traditional with western music enthralled the crowd which congregated in large numbers drawn by the scintillating performance of the band.
Famous singers Raj Marwat, Khawaja Naseer, Mohsin Pasha,Khurram Zeeshan,Azhar Awan, Shafq Band and others enthralled the large number of audience who thronged arts council's auditorium to celebrate Independence Day.
Renowned and legendary musician Ustad Saen Raes Ahmad Khan skillfully fused beats from violin and enthralled the honourable guests and audience.
The first part was composed of the annual events whereas the later part was a poetry evening that enthralled the audience.
Even though I had no idea what was going on, I was instantly enthralled by its twisting logic, intergenerational conversations, legal debates, and enthralling narratives.
ENTHRALLED BY TRAVELLING IN TIME As a child I loved Time travel books - Alison Uttley's A Traveller in Time, L.M.
Universal Events, a group of students from Stenden University Qatar, recently enthralled an audience at Katara with a range of illusionary tricks and dance performances.
RATS that climb ropes, impressive feathered friends and lots of creepy crawlies enthralled youngsters at a Stockton primary school.
Maggie said: "They were enthralled by the dog and it's great we raised so much."
He added: "As a young journalist in Britain, I watched CNN's astonishing live coverage of the 1991 Gulf War, and felt enthralled by the courage and brilliance of the journalists involved in that coverage.
Kids were enthralled by Nelson Mandela's fight for freedom which put him behind bars for 27 years.