captivator

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

captivator (plural captivators)

  1. A person who captivates, or holds one captive.
    • 1858 Mary Cowden Clarke - World-noted Women: Or, Types of Womanly Attributes of All Lands and Ages
      Had she been the mere adroit captivator some-times imagined, she could never have exercised this posthumous ascendency over Petrarch's thoughts.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From captīvō +‎ -tor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

captīvātor m (genitive captīvātōris); third declension

  1. he that take captive

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative captīvātor captīvātōrēs
Genitive captīvātōris captīvātōrum
Dative captīvātōrī captīvātōribus
Accusative captīvātōrem captīvātōrēs
Ablative captīvātōre captīvātōribus
Vocative captīvātor captīvātōrēs

Verb[edit]

captīvātor

  1. second/third-person singular future passive imperative of captīvō

References[edit]

  • captivator”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • captivator in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette