fall under the spell of (someone)

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fall under the spell of (someone)

To come under the influence or control of someone because one finds him or her fascinating, enchanting, or seductive. Our son has never acted out like this before. I think he must have fallen under the spell of that new friend of his. Such was the magnitude of her beauty that countless men have fallen under the spell of the duchess.
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stated by Peres, he 'also warned that Iran s nuclear program is a regional and global threat, adding that the world cannot accept a nuclear Iran, lest it fall under the spell of Iranian terror.
Both of them fall under the spell of Casper (Geoffrey Rush), a master chemist of illegal drugs who supplies them with heroin.
But I'm actually more excited at the prospect of seeing a whole new bunch of people fall under the spell of books, words, and art.
Many foreign backpackers traveling to the mystical Atacama stop in Iquique to enjoy its cool ocean waters, and some of them fall under the spell of sandboarding.
The Titanic star is just the latest to fall under the spell of the 'See you, Jimmy' wig.
Do yourself a favor and don't fall under the spell of her marketing team.
But a true rivalry between the lecherous old man and this third, dissolute, son begins when they both fall under the spell of the seductive Grushenka (Vera Abuzova).
BOY wizard Harry Potter is set to fall under the spell of girls as his creator faces claims that she has stolen his name from another author.
The protagonists are four gay Brits, ranging from young to middle-aged and of varying social classes, who fall under the spell of love, romance, and sexual adventuring during the course of a beautiful English summer.