Was there someone in your life you just could not get enough of that you hung on every word? You may have been enchanted.
Enchanted - to attract and move deeply: rouse to ecstatic admiration
The word enchanted comes from the Middle English word “to chant” or the French word “enchanter” meaning to chant a spell. Enchanted has been used as a greeting when introduced to someone for the first time, especially by a man when introduced to a woman. This phrase is no longer used regularly in this manner.
A style guide or manual of style is a set of standards for how writing and the design of documents must meet within a field of study. A style guide creates consistency for all writing, such as spelling and language. The benefit of adopting a style guide is that it puts guidelines in place to ensure consistency across all documents that go out the door.
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