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 Meanings and Examples of ATTRACTION
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 n.  action or power of evoking interest or pleasure for something
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I suspect that the real attraction was a large library of fine books, which was left to dust and spiders since Uncle March died.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FOUR
2  Meg was Amy's confidant and monitor, and by some strange attraction of opposites Jo was gentle Beth's.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FOUR
3  Neither of these returnings was very pleasant or desirable: no magnet drew me to a given point, increasing in its strength of attraction the nearer I came.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
4  In that county there was enough to be seen to occupy the chief of their three weeks; and to Mrs. Gardiner it had a peculiarly strong attraction.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 42
5  His new source of trouble sprang from the not anticipated misfortune of Isabella Linton evincing a sudden and irresistible attraction towards the tolerated guest.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
6  He predicted the same fate to attraction, whereof the present learned are such zealous asserters.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER VIII.
7  When I had made this discovery, I went back, in an attraction I could not resist, to a lane by Mrs. Steerforth's, and looked over the corner of the garden wall.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
8  "If there was anything on her side at the time, it was nothing but a superficial attraction," pursued Oblonsky.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 17
9  It was just this contrast with her own position that was for Kitty the great attraction of Mademoiselle Varenka.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 30
10  The way in which he had been managing his land revolted him and had lost all attraction for him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: Chapter 24
11  She did not know herself why and wherefore, but the arranging of her house had an irresistible attraction for her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 14
12  I," she thought, "did not keep my attraction for Stiva; he left me for others, and the first woman for whom he betrayed me did not keep him by being always pretty and lively.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 6: Chapter 23
13  But Frank had an uncomfortable feeling that Miss Pitty was not the attraction which brought him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
14  Grace Stepney's mind was like a kind of moral fly-paper, to which the buzzing items of gossip were drawn by a fatal attraction, and where they hung fast in the toils of an inexorable memory.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
15  She never knew which attraction made him decide.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
Example Sentence: (108 in 8 pages)
16  The nursery teacher clapped her hands to attract the children's attention.
17  This advertisement is calculated to attract the attention of housewives.
18  He clicked his tongue to attract their attention.
19  She used all her lures to attract his attention.
20  By sighing away for hours, she hoped to attract her family's attention to her suffering.
21  She knocked on the window to attract his attention.
22  She tried to attract the waiter's attention.
23  The museum is trying to attract a wider audience.
24  The event is bound to attract wide press coverage.
25  There is now intense competition between schools to attract students.
26  The local tourist board is trying to attract more people to the town.
27  The government is eager to attract foreign capital.
28  Anything to create a scene and attract attention will do.
29  The city needs to attract more industry.
30  Body language can also be used to attract members of the opposite sex.