(v.) = captivate ; enthral [enthrall, -USA] ; charm ; mesmerise [mesmerize, -USA] ; beguile ; enchant ; capture + the imagination ; bewitch ; entrance ; smite ; get + Nombre + under + Posesivo + spell ; put + Nombre + under + Posesivo + spell ; attract ; engross ; enrapture ; grip ; ravish ; catch + Posesivo + imagination. Ex: This article suggests a number of titles which can be relied on to captivate the young reader and arouse enthusiasm for further exploration of the world of books. Ex: If one encounters a young patron who is an animal lover, the recommendation of a book such as Kipling's 'The Jungle Book' may enthrall him or her. Ex: We will see the mountains of lobster traps and the charming crooked streets and hazy seascapes that charmed painter Fitzhugh Lane. Ex: The article is entitled 'Have librarians become mesmerised by information technology?'. Ex: Beguiling as the show is, it perhaps lacks major impact because it has taken elements from lacework and painting in such a way as to avoid the fundamental challenges of both. Ex: The article 'The power to enchant: puppets in the public library' describes the construction of a puppet theatre in a public library. Ex: This paper describes how a middle grade school teacher uses a core list of books to capture the imagination of his students and to encourage them to write honestly about their lives. Ex: In legend a potion is a concoction used to heal, bewitch or poison people, made by a magician, sorcerer or witch. Ex: Her husband is entranced with a woman who is manic-depressive. Ex: It's hard to imagine a red-blooded man anywhere in the world who could look at her and not be 'smitten' with her. Ex: After getting him under her spell, Clark reveals his powers to the woman, who immediately begins to exploit them for her own ends. Ex: One glance from her eyes so dark and so brown, put him under her spell, his world spun around. Ex: The range of data bases has attracted a number of academic libraries. Ex: A good novel will engross me and have me switched off from the real world for hours. Ex: He can play the piano like no one else and his impromptus of Schubert and Chopin are so beautiful that they enrapture and craze the listeners with delight. Ex: Fight fever seemed to grip the whole nation when pugilism was in its prime, even though the sport was against the law. Ex: Extremely ambitious in design and scope, it puzzled and troubled readers at least as much as it ravished them. Ex: Thesaurofacet has caught the imagination of a number of other thesaurus constructors. ---- * cautivar al mundo = make + a big noise in the world. (n.) = captive. Nota: Nombre. Ex: The article is entitled 'Praise the Net and pass the modem: revolutionaries and captives in the information society'. (adj.) = captive. Nota: Adjetivo. Ex: Recent legislation and social pressures produced changes in the Animal Welfare Act, including a provision that requires environments that promote the 'psychological well-being' of captive nonhuman primates. ---- * público cautivo = captive audience.