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 ?
It was for the Mediterranean sailors that fair-haired sirens sang among the black rocks seething in white foam and mysterious voices spoke in the darkness above the moving wave - voices menacing, seductive, or prophetic, like that voice heard at the beginning of the Christian era by the master of an African vessel in the Gulf of Syrta, whose calm nights are full of strange murmurs and flitting shadows.
Lifted by those eternal swells, you needs must own the seductive god, bowing your head to Pan.
It was well advertised, but it hardly needed it: the bold originality, the extraordinary character, the seductive nature, and the vastness of the enterprise provoked comment everywhere and advertised it in every household in the land.
She was less dazzling in reality, but, on the other hand, there was something fresh and seductive in the living woman which was not in the portrait.
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.
So seductive was the sunshine that even the shy trout leapt at noonday, eager apparently to change his silver for gold.
She gave it up just because it was so powerfully seductive.
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.
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.
No, on the honor of an officer; there is the half-pistole;" and he showed him the seductive coin, but did not give it him.
I do not know what he means to do with himself after leaving college, but trust that, by dabbling so early with the dangerous and seductive business of authorship, he will not bc tempted to become an author by profession.
I should indeed be foolish to feel offended at anything you say or do," he answered, in the seductive voice of the Trantridge time.