attractive [uh-trak-tiv] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||adjective|
|Definition:||appealing, drawing attention|
|Synonyms:||adorable, agreeable, alluring, beautiful, beckoning, bewitching, captivating, charming, comely, enchanting, engaging, enthralling, enticing, fair, fascinating, fetching, glamorous, good-looking, gorgeous, handsome, hunky, interesting, inviting, looker, lovely, luring, magnetic, mesmeric, pleasant, pleasing, prepossessing, pretty, provocative, seductive, stunning, taking, tantalizing, teasing, tempting, winning, winsome|
|Antonyms:||repellent, repulsive, ugly, unappealing, unattractive|
|Part of Speech:||adjective|
|Category:||2. Transfer of Property|
taking; reception (taking in); deglutition (taking food); appropriation, prehension, prensation; capture, caption; apprehension, deprehension; abreption, seizure, abduction, ablation; subtraction (subduction); abstraction, ademption; adrolepsy., dispossession; deprivation, deprivement; bereavement; divestment; disherison; distraint, distress; sequestration, confiscation; eviction., rapacity, rapaciousness, extortion, vampirism; theft., resumption; reprise, reprisal; recovery., clutch, swoop, wrench; grip (retention); haul, take, catch; scramble., taker, captor.
take, catch, hook, nab, bag, sack, pocket, put into one's pocket; receive; accept., reap, crop, cull, pluck; gather (get); draw., appropriate, impropriate; assume, possess oneself of; take possession of; commandeer; lay one's hands on, clap one's hands on; help oneself to; make free with, dip one's hands into, lay under contribution; intercept; scramble for; deprive of., take away, carry away, bear away, take off, carry off, bear off; adeem; abstract; hurry off with, run away with; abduct; steal; ravish; seize; pounce upon, spring upon; swoop to, swoop down upon; take by storm, take by assault; snatch, reave., snap up, nip up, whip up, catch up; kidnap, crimp, capture, lay violent hands on., get hold of, lay hold of, take hold of, catch hold of, lay fast hold of, take firm hold of; lay by the heels, take prisoner; fasten upon, grip, grapple, embrace, gripe, clasp, grab, clutch, collar, throttle, take by the throat, claw, clinch, clench, make sure of., catch at, jump at, make a grab at, snap at, snatch at; reach, make a long arm, stretch forth one's hand., take from, take away from; disseize; deduct; retrench (curtail); dispossess, ease one of, snatch from one's grasp; tear from, tear away from, wrench from, wrest from, wring from; extort; deprive of, bereave; disinherit, cut off with a shilling., oust (eject); divest; levy, distrain, confiscate; sequester, sequestrate; accroach; unsurp; despoil, strip, fleece, shear, displume, impoverish, eat out of house and home; drain, drain to the dregs; gut, dry, exhaust, swallow up; absorb & c. (suck in) [more]; draw off; suck the blood of, suck like a leech., retake, resume; recover.
taking; privative, prehensile; predaceous, predal, predatory, predatorial; lupine, rapacious, raptorial; ravenous; parasitic., bereft.
at one fell swoop.
give an inch and take an ell.
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