fall under (someone's) spell

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fall under (someone's) spell

To come under the influence or control of someone who one finds fascinating, enchanting, or seductive. Our son has never acted out like this before. I think he must have fallen under his new friend's spell. I would normally never rush into a relationship this quickly before I fell under Janet's spell. Such was the magnitude of her beauty that countless men have fallen under the duchess's spell.
See also: fall, spell

fall under someone's spell

 
1. Lit. to come under the magical control of a magician or similar person. The damsel fell under the wizard's spell and sat there speechless. As the children fell under the witch's spell, they went to sleep.
2. Fig. to be fascinated by someone; to be enchanted by someone. She was so beautiful. I fell under her spell at once. Wally fell under Donna's spell and became helpless in her presence.
See also: fall, spell
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Even Prince Harry appeared to fall under her spell as they walked down the aisle, smiling and flirting.
However, she isn''t quite the tomboy they remember, and both men quickly fall under her spell.
Fiamma (Val-V verde) is a Spanish aristocrat who stands up to Radfield's bullying and sees through Miss G's stories, unnverving her by refusing to fall under her spell.
Thomas Hardy's novel about an Independent-minded but capricious young woman who Inherits a farm, and the three very different men who fall under her spell, Is an epic of the Victorian countryside.