But common sense tells us that lots of women are attracted to father figures and mentors.
Blue Leaves also attracted Stiller with its prescience about our society's obsession with fame.
Relics of saints went on tour in the U.K. and the U.S. just last fall and attracted hordes of devotees.
When asked why men are so attracted to crazy chicks, Mila Kunis, who plays Lily, lets out a laugh.
That intrinsic change is what Lohan says attracted her to fashion in the first place.
But there was one on the mantel which attracted my attention especially.
The others had heard the same sound that had attracted Clif.
He nudged his colleague and drew his attention to the object that had attracted him.
On the other hand, they were attracted by visions of indolence and savage freedom from care.
This attracted his attention and then excited his curiosity.
early 15c., from Latin attractus, past participle of attrahere "to draw, pull; to attract," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + trahere "draw" (see tract (n.1)).
Originally a medical term for the body's tendency to absorb fluids, nourishment, etc., or for a poultice treatment to "draw out" diseased matter (1560s). Of the ability of people or animals to draw others to them, it is attested from 1560s; of physical forces (magnetism, etc.), from c.1600 (implied in attraction). Related: Attracted; attracting.
To steal: attracted some lumber and built a garage (1891+)