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Usage examples for attractive

  1. He was a most attractive gallant gentleman. – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  2. The novelists of the twentieth century, so far from holding the drama to be an inferior form, are discovering that it is at least a more difficult form, and therefore artistically more attractive. – A Book About the Theater by Brander Matthews
  3. He certainly was not an attractive picture. – Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  4. Among them were two little girls, whom Major Hersey will tell you are especially attractive. – The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory by Margaret Vandercook
  5. Yet to Basil's kindly eyes, there was something behind it all that was attractive. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  6. " This isn't going to be a particularly attractive quest, if we want to succeed," said Croyden. – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  7. They are sweet, attractive and good. – The Girl and Her Religion by Margaret Slattery
  8. Mr. Helstone, being in excellent spirits- when, indeed, was he ever otherwise in society, attractive female society? – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  9. Anyhow I assure you I quite understand my Gwen is- very attractive. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  10. When we saw a bit of country that looked attractive, we got off. – The Jonathan Papers by Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris
  11. Yes, don't you think it is original and attractive? – Fairy Tales from the German Forests by Margaret Arndt
  12. A month ago, if anyone had described to him the O'Shaughnessy sisters, he would have declared without a moment's hesitation that Bridgie would be his favourite- that in every way her character would be more attractive to him than that of Esmeralda. – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  13. The pictures of these pretty little houses were very attractive. – Molly Brown's Sophomore Days by Nell Speed
  14. It was not exactly an attractive place. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
  15. Uncle Solomon lived in the better part of the city, and I found his place very attractive. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  16. The young man's suklang is also generally more attractive than that of the married man. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  17. Such girls are always attractive- feeling in woman goes for so much more than thought. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  18. Even Devonshire, the garden of England, had no more attractive place to offer. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  19. Women were never entirely indifferent concerning him; there remained always a certain amount of curiosity, whether they found him attractive or otherwise. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
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