under the spell of (someone)

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under the spell of (someone)

Influenced or controlled by someone because one finds him or her fascinating, enchanting, or seductive. Our son has never acted out like this before. I think he must be under the spell of that new friend of his. Such was the magnitude of her beauty that countless men have been under the spell of the duchess.
See also: of, spell
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Which would seem to make me unique in the world of journalists who in the past week have revealed how they almost, but not quite, came under the spell of one or other of this lovely pair, and how they always suspected something was up, but strangely never wrote about it at the time.