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  • 21 prepossessing — adj attractive, pleasing, appealing, charming, engaging, winsome, winning, taking; interesting, fascinating, captivating, enchanting, bewitching, alluring; beautiful, lovely, Inf. eye filling, strik soothsay, vaticinate; foretell, forewarn,… …

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  • 22 prepossessing — UK [ˌpriːpəˈzesɪŋ] / US [ˌprɪpəˈzesɪŋ] adjective formal attractive, or impressive …

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  • 23 prepossessing — pre•pos•sess•ing [[t]ˌpri pəˈzɛs ɪŋ[/t]] adj. impressing favorably; engaging; attractive • Etymology: 1635–45 pre pos•sess′ing•ly, adv …

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  • 24 prepossessing — /pripəˈzɛsɪŋ / (say preepuh zesing) adjective that prepossesses, especially favourably. –prepossessingly, adverb …

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  • 25 prepossessing manners — attractive qualities, enchanting characteristics …

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  • 26 Prepossessingly — Prepossessing Pre pos*sess ing, a. Tending to invite favor; attracting confidence, favor, esteem, or love; attractive; as, a prepossessing manner. {Pre pos*sess ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 27 winning — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. conquering, victorious, triumphant; winsome, captivating, charming, engaging, entrancing, prepossessing, comely, attractive; persuasive, convincing. See love, success, beauty. II (Roget s IV) modif …

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  • 28 pre´pos|sess´ing|ness — pre|pos|sess|ing «PREE puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. making a favorable first impression; attractive; pleasing: »a most prepossessing young man. Clean clothes and good manners are prepossessing. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ness,… …

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  • 29 pre´pos|sess´ing|ly — pre|pos|sess|ing «PREE puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. making a favorable first impression; attractive; pleasing: »a most prepossessing young man. Clean clothes and good manners are prepossessing. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ness,… …

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  • 30 pre|pos|sess|ing — «PREE puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. making a favorable first impression; attractive; pleasing: »a most prepossessing young man. Clean clothes and good manners are prepossessing. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ness, noun …

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  • 31 Gainsome — Gain some, a. 1. Gainful. [1913 Webster] 2. Prepossessing; well favored. [Obs.] Massinger. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 32 Insinuation — In*sin u*a tion, n. [L. insinuatio: cf. F. insinuation.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of insinuating; a creeping, winding, or flowing in. [1913 Webster] By a soft insinuation mix d With earth s large mass. Crashaw. [1913 Webster] 2. The… …

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  • 33 Prepossess — Pre pos*sess , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prepossessed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prepossessing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To preoccupy, as ground or land; to take previous possession of. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To preoccupy, as the mind or heart, so as to… …

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  • 34 Prepossessed — Prepossess Pre pos*sess , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prepossessed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prepossessing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To preoccupy, as ground or land; to take previous possession of. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To preoccupy, as the mind or heart, so as …

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  • 35 Alexander the Great — This article is about the ancient king of Macedon. For other uses, see Alexander the Great (disambiguation). Alexander the Great Basileus of Macedon …

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  • 39 Pasquale Paoli — Pasquale Paoli, portrait by Richard Cosway. My eye fell upon the portrait of Pasquale Paoli, which was just as I had imagined him to be. His brow was arched and open, and his hair long and flowing ; his eyebrows thick, and bent down on the… …

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  • 40 John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon — (4 June 1751 ndash; 13 January 1838), Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, was born in Newcastle upon Tyne. His grandfather, William Scott of Sandgate, a suburb of Newcastle, was clerk to a fitter, a sort of water carrier and broker of coals.… …

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