(v.) = fascinate ; relish ; mesmerise [mesmerize, -USA] ; enchant ; charm ; rivet ; enthral [enthrall, -USA] ; love + every minute of it ; entrance ; catch + Posesivo + fancy ; sweep away ; engross ; enrapture ; head + spin (around) ; send + Posesivo + head spinning ; grip ; ravish. Ex: Classification fascinated him and he devoted his entire life to its study. Ex: They all relish a fast paced working environment, rapid change and constant challenges to traditional notions of what a library and library work should be. Ex: The article is entitled 'Have librarians become mesmerised by information technology?'. Ex: The article 'The power to enchant: puppets in the public library' describes the construction of a puppet theatre in a public library. Ex: We will see the mountains of lobster traps and the charming crooked streets and hazy seascapes that charmed painter Fitzhugh Lane. Ex: According to this reporter, news is not solely information that shocks and rivets but a reflection of people's chosen lifestyles and the effects those choices have on us = Según este reportero, las noticias no son únicamente información que impacta y fascina sino un reflejo de los estilos de vida que las personas han elegido y los efectos que estas decisiones tienen sobre nosotros. 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: I loved every minute of it and it made me see just how poverty stricken Jamaica really is!. Ex: Her husband is entranced with a woman who is manic-depressive. Ex: At nightfall, drop anchor at any place that catch your fancy and the lullaby of the gentle waves put you to sleep. Ex: Sure enough he was swept away by the sweet aroma and rich taste of the drink. 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: There's so many fine women that my head is spinning. Ex: You'd think she'd be used to running into lockers now but the pain still sent her head spinning. 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. ---- * fascinar a = hold + a fascination for.