Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a seductive manner; with seduction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a seductive manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a seductive manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a tempting seductive manner

Etymologies

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seductive +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Corduroy and cashmere beckon seductively from the covers of fashion magazines, and the department stores want to sell you boots and sweaters.

    Down South, It's A Sleeveless Autumn

  • Corduroy and cashmere beckon seductively from the covers of fashion magazines, and the department stores want to sell you boots and sweaters.

    Down South, It's A Sleeveless Autumn

  • Corduroy and cashmere beckon seductively from the covers of fashion magazines, and the department stores want to sell you boots and sweaters.

    Down South, It's A Sleeveless Autumn

  • I think this season they are just pandering to fangirls of House/Wilson to 1) reel them in seductively and 2) to show every possible thing so they don't have to deal with it anymore!

    "I love this man."

  • I think this season they are just pandering to fangirls of House/Wilson to 1) reel them in seductively and 2) to show every possible thing so they don't have to deal with it anymore!

    I summon Kuriboh, in attack mode!

  • Judge Posner is especially dangerous because he clothes his radicalism in seductively realistic and reasonable-sounding words — as if he’s just being a straight-talker, nothing new, nothing shocking.

    Balkinization

  • Judge Posner is especially dangerous because he clothes his radicalism in seductively realistic and reasonable-sounding words — as if he’s just being a straight-talker, nothing new, nothing shocking.

    Balkinization

  • I have found Judge Posner to uniformly be what I impertinently think of as a Social Darwinist Apologist, one who, as Professor Tamanaha so eloquently puts it, "clothes his radicalism in seductively realistic and reasonable-sounding words --- as if he’s just being a straight-talker, nothing new, nothing shocking".

    Balkinization

  • So, I was sitting there reading "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" by Stephen Crane, all proud-like that I hadn't let myself get distracted by anything else, when I read this line: "The open mouth of a saloon called seductively to passengers to enter and annihilate sorrow or create rage."

    elephants Diary Entry

  • The open mouth of a saloon called seductively to passengers to enter and annihilate sorrow or create rage.

    Maggie, a Girl of the Streets

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