captivate (v.) Old form(s): captiuate, captiuated, captiuates
make captive, capture, imprison
1H6 II.iii.41[Countess to Talbot] [you] sent our sons and husbands captivate [i.e. sent into captivity]
1H6 V.iii.107[Margaret to herself] women have been captivate ere now
3H6 I.iv.115[York to Queen] To triumph ... / Upon their woes whom Fortune captivates!
LLL III.i.123[Armado to Costard] Thou wert immured, restrained, captivated, bound
Ven.281[of Adonis' horse leaping] As who should say ‘... this I do to captivate the eye / Of the fair breeder ... ’
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