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tempting-looking

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  • Say AmEx's profit returns to 75% of its 2007 level, or around $2.60 a share, then AmEx would be on a tempting-looking multiple of nine times.

    Hot Plastic Could Melt at AmEx

  • A tempting-looking girl-prince, she whispered to the impalpable frontier 'that's where we belong.'

    Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Lady Lisa Robertson

  • They were perhaps six feet long, with shaped handles, very tempting-looking weapons.

    First Men in the Moon

  • A tin lamp standing on another stool, as though timid and distrustful of its powers, shed a dim and flickering light on her broad shoulders, on the handsome, tempting-looking contours of her person, and on her thick plait, which reached to the floor.

    The Witch, and other stories

  • Then, en route to the cinema, we passed a street vendor selling some tempting-looking candy, and we again took the high road...

    The Time Jennifer and I Saw Supersize Me

  • ‘Every day I gazed on the lovely fruit, which became gradually more and more tempting-looking, and it was all I could do not to break the magician’s commands.

    The Yellow Fairy Book

  • With that he looked at his watch; then, saying that it was nearly twelve, he took from a side pocket of his jacket a tin case, packed with tempting-looking sandwiches.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • The house was not particularly tempting-looking, but, at all events, it was far better than no place to sleep in.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • I saw some extremely tempting-looking small pork pies.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • One day at mail time (and in a boarding school that is a most important hour) Ann received a very tempting-looking box by parcel post.

    Ruth Fielding on Cliff Island Or, The Old Hunter's Treasure Box

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