- tending to seduce; enticing; beguiling; captivating: a seductive smile.
Origin of seductive
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Related Wordsenticing, provocative, inviting, flirtatious, charming, attractive, tempting, fascinating, irresistible, captivating, desirable, drawing, enchanting, magnetic, ravishing, siren, specious, bewitching, come-hither, beguiling
Examples from the Web for seductive
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For the film to work, it needs to be seductive and entertaining as hell.
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“Ben, who was as cunning and seductive as Diane, really wooed Diane,” says an insider.Katie Couric on Diane Sawyer: 'I Wonder Who She Blew This Time'
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He yielded not; adamantine to the seductive lure, he picked up his heels and ran.
"You must be a howl," commented the captain, making for the seductive locker.
The seductive game of poker is one that I do not understand.In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories
Gervaise didn't understand this because she no longer found Lantier seductive.L'Assommoir
- tending to seduce or capable of seducing; enticing; alluring
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Word Origin and History for seductive
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