To hold under or as if under a spell; enchant or fascinate.
To get a grip
To fascinate is defined as to get someone very interested or to hold someone's attention.
To fix on a spike.
To pierce through with, or fix on, something pointed; transfix
To hammer or spread the end of (a bolt, etc.) into a head, for fastening something
To penetrate (to, into, or through something)
To penetrate is to pass into or through something.
The definition of mesmerize is to hypnotize or capture and hold the attention of someone.
The definition of hypnotize is to put into a state of consciousness where a person seems to be sleeping but can hear and is highly responsive to suggestions, or to completely capture the attention of someone.
The definition of captivate means to gain the attention or affection of someone.
The definition of astound is to shock, surprise or amaze.
The definition of astonish is to amaze someone.
To snatch or try to snatch something
To stop the movement or progress of:
To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
To bore a hole or passage
To arouse strong feeling in:
Find another word for transfixing. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for transfixing, like: spellbinding, gripping, fascinating, spiking, impaling, sticking, riveting, piercing, penetrating, mesmerizing and hypnotizing.