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Strong AttractionPlay
Use 'fascinate' when something intensely interests you, beyond casual curiosity. SlideI'm fascinated by the complexity of human emotions.
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Emotional GripPlay
'Fascinate' implies that the subject has a powerful emotional hold on a person. SlideThe legends of old sailors fascinate me; I can't stop reading about them.
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Not Always PositivePlay
While often positive, 'fascinate' can also reflect a negative or darker interest. SlideHe was fascinated by the villain's mindset in the film.