Examples of appealing in a Sentence
a book with an appealing title
the idea of living on Mars is appealing to space enthusiasts
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Braising in hibiscus juice gave the beets an appealing sweetness, but the dish needed more tart tension than the lime vinaigrette and dots of pineapple gel provided.
Hypersonic rocket travel is likely not particularly appealing to today’s airline executives.
That link has fueled the appealing idea that dietary choices might fight inflammation and reduce symptoms of disease or help us avoid getting ill altogether.
Karakoy is still home to most of the city's hardware and machine parts stores, and the appealing grubbiness of those places is now juxtaposed with hipster coffee shops, bars, and stores (no city, apparently, can escape hipsters).
In a district riven by disparities, Dallas Dance, the superintendent from 2012 through this past summer, made an appealing argument for a tech makeover.
Mr Putin justified the Kremlin’s monopoly over politics and the commanding heights of the economy by evoking the symbols of tsarist rule and appealing to cultural stereotypes says Lev Gudkov, a Russian sociologist.
Casey and his ever-tolerant wife, Jo (in an appealing turn by Alexandra Slade, another San Diego actor on the rise) have both a baby and an eviction notice on the way, and the looming loss of his Elvis gig spells disaster.
While the bullet itself is a gray color that TBH doesn't look all that appealing at first, the Girls Will Be Boys Lipstick, $25, is actually perfect for giving lips a natural looking boost once it's applied.
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Synonymsalluring, fascinating, attractive, bewitching, captivating, charismatic, charming, elfin, enchanting, engaging, entrancing, fetching, glamorous (also glamourous), luring, magnetic, seductive
Antonymsrepellent (also repellant), repelling, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, unalluring
Related Wordsabsorbing, arresting, engrossing, enthralling, galvanic, gripping, hypnotic, hypnotizing, mesmerizing, riveting, spellbinding; enticing, tantalizing, tempting; exciting, haunting, interesting, intriguing, titillating; beckoning, inviting, winning; darling, delightful, pleasant, pleasing
Near Antonymsboring, irksome, tedious, tiresome, wearisome; abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, distasteful, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, invidious, loathsome, nauseating, noisome, obnoxious, odious, offensive, shocking, sickening; drab, dreary, dull, flat, humdrum, jading, leaden, monotonous, pedestrian, ponderous
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