Definitions

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  • adv. So as to seduce; seductively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a seducing or seductive manner.

Etymologies

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seducing +‎ -ly

Examples

  • “No,” he corrected, his voice low and seducingly soft.

    Captured by Moonlight

  • Her complexion was seducingly fair; her figure would have been majestic had she held herself more upright.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • This gay garment had been left at the artist's lodging, one masked-ball night, by a _folie_, who was fool enough to let herself be entrapped by the deceitful promises of Schaunard when, disguised as a marquis, he rattled in his pocket a seducingly sonorous dozen of crowns -- theatrical money punched out of a lead plate and borrowed of a property-man.

    Bohemians of the Latin Quarter

  • Never did her personal beauty shine forth more triumphantly or seducingly than at the moment when her lips were giving utterance to sentiments from which the heart recoiled.

    The Canadian Brothers, or the Prophecy Fulfilled a Tale of the Late American War — Complete

  • They are afraid of it for reasons like it may liberate them - its the fight back that is too seducingly succesful - it shows up massive tactical weapons of war for what they are - vunerable and as vunerable, those that make them and partake of them.

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