- appeal play,
- appear as,
- appearance money
Origin of appealing
Examples from the Web for appealingly
The idea behind the labeling of GMOs is simple, logical, and appealingly democratic.
“People are surprised,” he recently told The Dallas Morning News in appealingly self-aware, self-deprecating mode.
"I am as innocent as you are," he said; and he looked frankly and appealingly into her eyes.The Squire's Daughter|Silas K(itto) Hocking
She looked at him appealingly, but he was staring at a paper which he was not reading.Dust|Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
Only his father could have wrought a vision so appealingly alive.Far to Seek|Maud Diver
"There, there," soothed Kennedy several minutes later as her deep eyes looked at him appealingly.The Social Gangster|Arthur B. Reeve
She could neither answer the stranger nor meet his gaze, but stood with downcast eyes;—then looked at Brian appealingly.The Re-Creation of Brian Kent|Harold Bell Wright
mid-15c. as a noun, "action of petitioning a higher court or authority," verbal noun from appeal (v.). Adjectival sense of "attractive" attested by 1892. Related: Appealingly.