APPEALING in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of APPEALING
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  attractive; charming
Classic Sentence: (182 in 13 pages)
1  Her father's arm still lay in the crook of hers, helpless, appealing, trusting, as only the hands of the very young and the very old can be.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  The fact that she was a woman frequently worked in her favor, for she could upon occasion look so helpless and appealing that she melted hearts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
3  But Carol kept up the appealing bridal manner so far as possible.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
4  It's not appealing weakness like his, but sane strength that will animate the Gopher Prairies.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  I suppose no woman could have been further in person, voice, and temperament from Dumas' appealing heroine than the veteran actress who first acquainted me with her.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: III
6  The girl was deprecatory at one moment, appealing to Robert.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XII
7  He cast one appealing glance at her, to which she made no response.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXV
8  He sometimes talked in a way that astonished her at first and brought the crimson into her face; in a way that pleased her at last, appealing to the animalism that stirred impatiently within her.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXVI
9  In desperation the animals began appealing to the two horses which drew the van to stop.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IX
10  In the midst of Prince John's cavalcade, he suddenly stopt, and appealing to the Prior of Jorvaulx, declared the principal business of the day had been forgotten.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
11  The upper classes fascinated her, appealing to her peculiar English passion for superiority.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
12  Oliver could see that he had some power over the girl's better feelings, and, for an instant, thought of appealing to her compassion for his helpless state.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
13  Mr. Giles directed an appealing glance at the tinker; but he had suddenly fallen asleep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
14  There was no use appealing to a magistrate.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
15  I caught Dora's eye as I bowed to her, and I thought it looked appealing.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
Example Sentence: (88 in 6 pages)
16  It may also appeal to the latent chauvinism of many ordinary people.
17  The district attorney said if McVeigh is given the death penalty and his conviction is upheld on appeal, the state prosecution would become moot.
18  Dodd made no appeal of his death sentence and, further, instructed his attorney to sue anyone who succeeds in delaying his execution.
19  The Washington state attorney general had not decided whether to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.
20  By being absent from the trial, he forfeited the right to appeal.
21  I appeal to you to vote against him.
22  No witnesses to the accident have come forward yet, despite the police's appeal.
23  She had that indefinable something that went beyond mere sex appeal.
24  The book will appeal to young readers.
25  An appeal has been launched to build a lasting memorial to the composer.
26  We made an appeal to the villagers for money to build the bridge.
27  The aid appeal has galvanised the German business community.
28  The campaign has been gaining momentum ever since the television appeal.
29  Unfortunately, the film lacks commercial appeal.
30  He lodged an appeal with the High Court.