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charm

 
Noun charm has 3 senses
  1. appeal, appealingness, charm - attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates; "his smile was part of his appeal to her"
    --1 is a kind of attractiveness
    --1 has particulars: siren call, siren song; winsomeness
    Derived forms: verb charm1, verb charm4
  2. spell, magic spell, charm - a verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
    --2 is a kind of speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication
    --2 has particulars:
     incantation, conjuration; hex, jinx, curse, whammy
    Derived forms: verb charm2, verb charm3
  3. charm, good luck charm - something believed to bring good luck
    --3 is a kind of object, physical object
    --3 has particulars:
     amulet, talisman; juju, voodoo, hoodoo, fetish, fetich
    Derived form: verb charm3
Verb charm has 4 senses
  1. capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant - attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
    --1 is one way to attract, appeal
    Derived forms: noun charmer1, noun charm1, noun charmer2
    Sample sentences:
    Sam cannot charm Sue
    The performance is likely to charm Sue
  2. charm, becharm - control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft
    --2 is one way to control, command
    Derived form: noun charm2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. charm - protect through supernatural powers or charms
    --3 is one way to
    protect
    Derived forms: noun charm2, noun charm3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  4. charm, influence, tempt - induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"
    --4 is one way to persuade
    Derived form: noun charm1
    Sample sentence:
    They charm him into writing the letter
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