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 ?
Francis Aldersley looks at the conservatory (still as invitingly cool and empty as ever); leads her back to it; and places her on a seat among the shrubs.
But presently I came to a smoky light proceeding from a low, wide building, the door of which stood invitingly open.
Lend me your Galoshes," said he; "it is so wet in the garden, though the sun is shining most 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.
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.
Monsieur Surville felt that he had asserted himself; he looked round invitingly at Mercy.
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.
When it was done he poured it into a large mug, where it steamed invitingly.
she said, pointing to the windows of the house that gleamed invitingly in the moist velvety darkness of the night.