Charismatic Person

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A Charismatic Person is a charming person/inspiring person who inspires devotion in others through compelling attractiveness or charm.



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  • (Wiktionary, 2020) ⇒
    • charming (comparative charminger or more charming, superlative (nonstandard) charmest or charmingest or most charming)
      • Pleasant, charismatic. Synonyms: charismatic, smart, witty
      • Delightful in a playful way which avoids responsibility or seriousness, as if attracting through a magical charm. thro