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charm

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The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good.
Bertrand Russell
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English

Etymology

Middle English charme (chant, magic spell)< Old French< [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] carmen (song, incantation)

Noun

Singular
charm

Plural
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  1. An object, act or words believed to have magic power.
    A charm against evil
    It works like a charm.
  2. The ability to persuade, delight or arouse admiration; often constructed in the plural.
    He had great personal charm.
    She tried to win him over with her charms.
  3. (physics) A property of some subatomic particles.
  4. A small trinket on a bracelet or chain, etc.
    She wears a charm bracelet on her wrist.

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Verb

Infinitive
to charm

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to charm (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To seduce, persuade, or fascinate someone or something.
    He charmed her with his dashing tales of his days as a sailor.
  2. (transitive) To use magic upon something.
    After winning three games while wearing the chain, Dan began to think it had been charmed.

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Translations

Spanish: prendar

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Swedish

Noun

Declination for charm Singular Uncountable
Common Indefinite Definite
Nominative charm charmen
Genitive charms charmens

charm c.

  1. charm; the ability to persuade, delight, or arouse admiration

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