Definition of Mesmerises

1. Verb. (third-person singular of mesmerise) ¹



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Definition of Mesmerises

1. mesmerise [v] - See also: mesmerise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mesmerises

mesitylene
mesitylenes
mesitylenic
mesitylol
meslin
meslins
mesmeree
mesmerees
mesmeric
mesmerical
mesmerically
mesmerisation
mesmerisations
mesmerise
mesmerised
mesmerises (current term)
mesmerising
mesmerisingly
mesmerism
mesmerisms
mesmerist
mesmerists
mesmerizable
mesmerization
mesmerizations
mesmerize
mesmerized
mesmerizer
mesmerizers
mesmerizes

Literary usage of Mesmerises

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1. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1889)
"Probably it mesmerises the fair, as the other deity mesmerises the wild turkeys, and makes them come at call. As they would all bring manuscripts with them ..."

2. The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain (1881)
"Miles Hendon saved him the trouble; for he turned about, then, as a man generally will when somebody mesmerises him by gazing hard at him from behind; ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1877)
"He mesmerises you ? " " I know,not ; but it is a growing fascination. Oh, my dear physician, interfere. If it goes on, we shall be more wretched than ever. ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1869)
"He is a mesmerist; he mesmerises his sitters, and takes possession of their common sense. Myself. I was curious enough the other day to search the chancery ..."

5. Pre-Raphaelite and Other Poets: Lectures by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"He mesmerises the boy or the girl, and bids him or her look into the crystal or the ink-drop, as the case may be, and «ay what he or she sees there. ..."

6. Memoir and Letters of Sara Coleridge by Sara Coleridge Coleridge, Edith Coleridge (1873)
"My housemaid willingly undertook the business, was instructed, and now mesmerises regularly twice a day. • The name of Mr Chauncy Hare Townshend will be ..."

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