seductive


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se·duc·tive

 (sĭ-dŭk′tĭv)
adj.
Tending to seduce; alluring: seductive lingerie; the seductive smell of freshly baked cinnamon rolls.

se·duc′tive·ly adv.
se·duc′tive·ness n.

seductive

(sɪˈdʌktɪv)
adj
tending to seduce or capable of seducing; enticing; alluring
seˈductively adv
seˈductiveness n

se•duc•tive

(sɪˈdʌk tɪv)

adj.
tending to seduce; enticing; alluring.
[1755–65]
se•duc′tive•ly, adv.
se•duc′tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.seductive - tending to entice into a desired action or state
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"
unseductive - not seductive

seductive

adjective
1. appealing, winning, inviting, attractive, engaging, tempting It's a seductive argument.

seductive

adjective
Translations
مُغْوٍ، مُغْرٍ
svůdný
forførende
viettelevä
tælandi; töfrandi

seductive

[sɪˈdʌktɪv] ADJ [person, voice, clothes, perfume] → seductor; [smile] → seductor, provocativo; [offer] → tentador, atractivo

seductive

[sɪˈdʌktɪv] adj
(= sexually attractive) [woman, voice, charm] → séducteur/trice
(= attractive) [idea, argument, appeal] → séduisant(e)

seductive

adjverführerisch; salary, offer, suggestionverlockend

seductive

[sɪˈdʌktɪv] adj (gen) → seducente; (dress) → sexy inv; (offer) → allettante

seduce

(siˈdjuːs) verb
to persuade or attract into doing, thinking etc (something, especially something foolish or wrong). She was seduced by the attractions of the big city.
seˈduction (-ˈdak-) noun
something that tempts or attracts. the seductions of life in the big city.
seductive (siˈdaktiv) adjective
tempting, attractive or charming. a seductive melody.
References in classic literature ?
The sun was low in the west, and the breeze soft and languorous that came up from the south, charged with the seductive odor of the sea.
To a disposition like Holgrave's, at once speculative and active, there is no temptation so great as the opportunity of acquiring empire over the human spirit; nor any idea more seductive to a young man than to become the arbiter of a young girl's destiny.
But if we Southern whale-fishers are not so snugly housed aloft as Captain Sleet and his Greenland-men were; yet that disadvantage is greatly counterbalanced by the widely contrasting serenity of those seductive seas in which we South fishers mostly float.
Lifted by those eternal swells, you needs must own the seductive god, bowing your head to Pan.
And yet those far-away homes looked ever so seductive, they were so remote from the troubled world, they dozed in such an atmosphere of peace and dreams--surely no one who has learned to live up there would ever want to live on a meaner level.
Aunt Polly came, and Tom and Sid and Mary sat with her -- Tom being placed next the aisle, in order that he might be as far away from the open window and the seductive outside summer scenes as possible.
Her figure -- taller than her sister's, taller than the average of woman's height; instinct with such a seductive, serpentine suppleness, so lightly and playfully graceful, that its movements suggested, not unnaturally, the movements of a young cat -- her figure was so perfectly developed already that no one who saw her could have supposed that she was only eighteen.
So seductive was the sunshine that even the shy trout leapt at noonday, eager apparently to change his silver for gold.
In short, Senora Dona Rodriguez, if you will leave out and put aside all love messages, you may go and light your candle and come back, and we will discuss all the commands you have for me and whatever you wish, saving only, as I said, all seductive communications.
The old maid had never before met any man as seductive as this Olympean viscount.
Now as she stood before him pulsing with life and loveliness she suggested other seductive and alluring possibilities.
He occasionally tried to fathom a comrade with seductive sentences.