(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. enchanting, bewitching, entrancing, captivating, cute, fascinating, delightful, lovable, sweet, winning, engaging, irresistible, attractive, amiable, appealing, alluring, charismatic, pleasing, choice, nice, graceful, winsome, magnetizing, seductive, deSirable, enticing, tempting, inviting, ravishing, enrapturing, glamorous, elegant, infatuating, dainty, delicate, charmant (French), absorbing, tantalizing, engrossing, titilLating, enamoring, enthralling, rapturous, electrifying, lovely, intriguing, thrilling, fair, exquisite, catching, likable, transporting, diverting, fetching, beguiling, provocative, delectable, having sex appeal*, sexy*, smooth*, adorable*; see also beautiful 2 , entertaining , handsome 2 , pleasant 1 .
Ant. disgusting, offensive, unpleasant, obnoxious.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
attractive, appealing, alluring, magnetic, charismatic, enchanting, beguiling, bewitching, fascinating, winsome, captivating, smooth, irresistible.
ANT.: repellant, repulsive, disgusting, gross
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Giving great pleasure or delight: delectable, delicious, delightful, enchanting, heavenly, luscious. Informal: darling. See GOOD, HAPPY, LIKE.

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