invitingly


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in·vit·ing

 (ĭn-vī′tĭng)
adj.
Attractive; tempting: an inviting dessert.

in·vit′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.invitingly - in a tantalizing manner; "she smiled at him tantalizingly"
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invitingly

[ɪnˈvaɪtɪŋlɪ] ADV
1. (= appealingly, welcomingly) the food was displayed invitinglyla comida estaba dispuesta de forma atrayente
"are you hungry?" she said invitingly-¿tienes hambre? -dijo en un tono que invitaba a decir que sí
"come in," he said invitingly-entrad -dijo invitándoles a pasar
the soup steamed invitinglyla sopa echaba un vaporcito que invitaba a comerla
the water was invitingly clearel agua cristalina invitaba a bañarse
the packet lay invitingly openel paquete estaba abierto de forma tentadora
2. (= seductively) [smile, gesture] → de forma sugerente, de forma incitante; [say, whisper] → en tono sugerente

invitingly

adveinladend; (= temptingly)verlockend

invitingly

[ɪnˈvaɪtɪŋlɪ] adv (smile, describe) → in modo invitante
References in classic literature ?
No one was in sight, the smooth road sloped invitingly before her, and finding the temptation irresistible, Jo darted away, soon leaving hat and comb behind her and scattering hairpins as she ran.
The decanter of whiskey and glasses were still invitingly there.
But presently I came to a smoky light proceeding from a low, wide building, the door of which stood invitingly open.
Here there were lonely open spaces to breathe in freely; here the pale March sunshine stole through the gaps of desolation and decay, and met her invitingly with the genial promise of spring.
The whole of his lank cheek was invitingly before me, and I struck it with my open hand with that force that my fingers tingled as if I had burnt them.
It was the sergeant who had spoken to me, and he was now looking round at the company, with his handcuffs invitingly extended towards them in his right hand, and his left on my shoulder.
When it was done he poured it into a large mug, where it steamed invitingly.
It was a ground-floor window, and stood invitingly open: the Professor first lifted the two children in, and then he and I climbed in after them.
she said, pointing to the windows of the house that gleamed invitingly in the moist velvety darkness of the night.
I would hide her spectacles in it, and lay it on top of the clothes-basket and prop it up invitingly open against her tea-pot.
He crooked the arm next to her - crooked it very slightly and with secret tentativeness, not invitingly, but just casually, as though he was accustomed to walk that way.
A broad lawn, overshadowed at one end by fine old trees--flower beds and shrubberies, and winding paths prettily and invitingly laid out--made the garden a welcome refuge on that fine summer morning.