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  • adj. overwhelmingly sexually attractive


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  • This swoonsome, snowy setting for videogame Skyrim's current ad campaign might have been lifted straight from the work of German Romantic Caspar David Friedrich.

    Skye Sherwin: A Good Look

  • From the forthcoming album, The Coldest Winter for a Hundred Years, this is stunning, swoonsome guitar pop like they never went away.

    The F&M playlist

  • Queen Elizabeth Hall show for incurable romantics featuring such swoonsome love songs as Spotty Dick, Blinded by Shit and Enchanted Pisspot.

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  • Never shy to speak his mind, he's spent his life forging a single-minded path - be it on his last visit to the UK in 2007 as an outspoken contestant in Celebrity Big Brother, or in Hollywood after hitting superstardom as Lieut Starbuck in Battlestar Galactica and most memorably as swoonsome con-man Faceman in The A-Team during his '80s television peak.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The Victorian artist Frederic Lord Leighton made his name mixing classicism with a swoonsome, pre-Raphaelite sensuality; an aesthetic that reached luscious perfection in his painting Flaming June.

    The Guardian World News

  • Like their debut UK single Found Love in a Graveyard, which spoke, beautifully, of unrequited love from beyond the grave, Beachy Head is yet another nugget of haunted pop classicism, complete with careening choruses, swoonsome harmonies and a deliciously nasty sting in its tail.

    I Like Music - music news

  • This section includes random questions on the swoonsome romantic comedy,

    Magical Mountain Disney News

  • Next I had to catch a train into central London, where the combination of my light-headedness, a sunset in the south west shedding light on dark rainclouds overhead, and the swoonsome first album by The Clientele on my headphones, swept me away.

    DJ Alchemi

  • Damon and Naomi, swoonsome understatement with their twinned voices like the soundtrack to the back of your skull, and although I had to sneak off early I need to find out what their second song was and claim it for my own.

    [last year's girl]

  • He began his career as a swoonsome teen idol - he was a heartthrob, a pin up from the centre pages of Just Seventeen magazine - but then he took a sudden swerve towards low budget flicks and off-the-wall characters that were in polar opposition to his matinee idol looks.

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