Alluring

  • 81 winning — / winsome [adj1] attractive, charming acceptable, adorable, agreeable, alluring, amiable, bewitching, captivating, cute, delectable, delightful, disarming, enchanting, endearing, engaging, fascinating, fetching, gratifying, lovable, lovely,… …

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  • 82 winsome — winning / winsome [adj1] attractive, charming acceptable, adorable, agreeable, alluring, amiable, bewitching, captivating, cute, delectable, delightful, disarming, enchanting, endearing, engaging, fascinating, fetching, gratifying, lovable,… …

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  • 83 siren song — noun the enticing appeal of something alluring but potentially dangerous he succumbed to the siren call of the wilderness • Syn: ↑siren call • Hypernyms: ↑appeal, ↑appealingness, ↑charm * * * noun : an alluring utter …

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  • 84 alluringness — noun see alluring * * * alluringness rare 0. (əˈl(j)ʊərɪŋnɪs) [f. as prec. + ness.] The quality of being alluring; attractiveness, charm. in Bailey; whence in Johnson …

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  • 85 come-hith|er — «KUHM HIHTH uhr», noun, adjective. –n. 1. an inviting or persuasive call to a child or animal. 2. Informal. an alluring invitation; enticement: »Nancy Reed…in whose ballads there is plenty of come hither (New Yorker). –adj. Informal. inviting;… …

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  • 86 Adhesive attraction — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

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  • 87 affinity — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

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  • 88 Allective — Al*lec tive, a. [LL. allectivus.] Alluring. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 89 Alluded — Allure Al*lure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Alluded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Alluring}.] [OF. aleurrer, alurer, fr. a (L. ad) + leurre lure. See {Lure}.] To attempt to draw; to tempt by a lure or bait, that is, by the offer of some good, real or apparent; to …

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  • 90 Allure — Al*lure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Alluded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Alluring}.] [OF. aleurrer, alurer, fr. a (L. ad) + leurre lure. See {Lure}.] To attempt to draw; to tempt by a lure or bait, that is, by the offer of some good, real or apparent; to invite …

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  • 91 Allurement — Al*lure ment, n. 1. The act alluring; temptation; enticement. [1913 Webster] Though Adam by his wife s allurement fell. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. That which allures; any real or apparent good held forth, or operating, as a motive to action; as,… …

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  • 92 Attraction — At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together, or to… …

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  • 93 Attraction of gravitation — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

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  • 94 Attractive — At*tract ive, a. [Cf. F. attractif.] 1. Having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as, the attractive force of bodies. Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. Attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable emotion; alluring;… …

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  • 95 Attractively — Attractive At*tract ive, a. [Cf. F. attractif.] 1. Having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as, the attractive force of bodies. Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. Attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable emotion;… …

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  • 96 Attractiveness — Attractive At*tract ive, a. [Cf. F. attractif.] 1. Having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as, the attractive force of bodies. Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. Attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable emotion;… …

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  • 97 Bait — (b[=a]t), n. [Icel. beita food, beit pasture, akin to AS. b[=a]t food, Sw. bete. See {Bait}, v. t.] 1. Any substance, esp. food, used in catching fish, or other animals, by alluring them to a hook, snare, inclosure, or net. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 98 Bait bug — Bait Bait (b[=a]t), n. [Icel. beita food, beit pasture, akin to AS. b[=a]t food, Sw. bete. See {Bait}, v. t.] 1. Any substance, esp. food, used in catching fish, or other animals, by alluring them to a hook, snare, inclosure, or net. [1913… …

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  • 99 Beguiling — Be*guil ing, a. Alluring by guile; deluding; misleading; diverting. {Be*guil ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] || …

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  • 100 Beguilingly — Beguiling Be*guil ing, a. Alluring by guile; deluding; misleading; diverting. {Be*guil ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] || …

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