appealing


appealing
adj.
VERBS
be, look, seem, sound
make sth

The large salary made their offer even more appealing to him.

find sth

I find his manner very appealing.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
enormously
especially, particularly
immediately
aesthetically, visually
PREPOSITION
to

These toys are not immediately appealing to children.

Appealing is used with these nouns: ↑aspect, ↑feature

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • appealing — mid 15c., as a noun, action of petitioning a higher court or authority, from prp. of APPEAL (Cf. appeal) (v.). Adjectival sense of attractive attested by 1892. Related: Appealingly …   Etymology dictionary

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