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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of appeal.

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Examples

  • The name appealed to Navar because the tribe is well-known for its huge reservation that spans 27,000 square miles in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah; its membership that ranks among the top two for American Indian tribes; and its cultural beliefs that tie beauty to harmony.

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  • As a web designer, the title appealed to me instantly but it's a great starter tool even if you have no interest in web design.

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  • Though at first the title appealed to the bookworm in me, this gorgeous collection of essays is full of stunning articulations about the writer's relationship to writing (which changes as the political climate changes), to other women writers (from those who inspire to those who provoke), to the varied encounters and revelations that shape an artist's education.

    Critical Mass

  • I first picked it up casually at an airport bookshop as the title appealed, and I was gripped by the first few lines of the first story …

    Vulpes Libris

  • The case was appealed from a district court in San Diego, where a jury ruled that Microsoft did infringe and ordered it to pay $358 million, or $511 million including interest.

    p2pnet World Headlines – June 3, 2009

  • Rivlin appealed to the liberals to drop their reflexive resistance to a commission that would reduce spending.

    Matthew Yglesias » If Only Someone Had Thought of That

  • Earlier this year Rebellin appealed the loss of his medal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), claiming that testing procedures had not been respected.

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  • During her campaign, Ms. Palin appealed to voters who felt that city employees under Mr. Stein, who was not from Wasilla and had earned a degree in public administration at the University of Oregon, had been unresponsive and rigid regarding a new comprehensive development plan.

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  • In People v. Jones, 2007 NY Slip Op 0339, the defendant appealed from a judgment which convicted him upon a plea of guilty to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree.

    Fourth Department

  • McCain appealed to all Americans to help Obama "find the necessary compromises to bridge our differences."

    McCain: 'Move beyond' disappointment

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