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Synonyms for Delilah

(Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength

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a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive

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There were no coastal watches or warnings in effect, but waves generated by Dalila are affecting Mexico's southwestern coast from near Zihuatanejo to Cabo Corrientes and could cause life-threatening surf and rip currents.
The center of Tropical Storm Dalila is gradually approaching the Michoacan and Colima coast, moving slowly toward the north-northwest," the Mexican National Meteorological System said in its latest report.
Dalila, an Alawite, has repeatedly warned against Latakia being used by the authorities to whip up sectarian fears among Alawites of a backlash against them if they lose power, instead of concentrating on transforming Syria into a democracy where all sects would enjoy equal treatment under a new constitution.
Dalila was arrested in 2001 by the Syrian authorities after he delivered a lecture in Damascus under the title "Syrian Economy: Problems and Solutions".
Most participants are demanding in total seriousness a move to a democratic system," said Dalila, a leading economist who was jailed for eight years after criticizing a telecoms contract awarded to a cousin of Assad.
The birds were able to coordinate," the BBC quoted Dr Dalila Bovet from Paris West University Nanterre La DAefense as saying.
The eight-year-old, who has been a member of the Hinckley set-up based at Clarendon Park and New College in Leicester for two years, inspired her colleagues as Kate McAllister and Rebecca Dean both secured silver and bronze with Dalila Watson getting a bronze.
Abd Al Hakim and his wife Dalila have similar problems.
Her children, Dalila Santiago, 12, and Jose Santiago, 4, looked on as a large saw slicked the trunk into planks.
His busy schedule includes many of the tenor roles in oratorio and his opera roles include Rudolph/La Boheme, Cavaradossi/Tosca, Calaf/Turandot, Pinkerton/Madame Butterfly, Alfredo/La Traviata, Il Duca/Rigoletto, Edgardo/Lucia di Lammemoor, Don Jose/Carmen, Samson/Samson et Dalila and Macduff/Macbeth.
The American singer was due in Ireland next month to perform one of the lead roles in Samson And Dalila as part of the festival.
Syrian authorities have released Aref Dalila, a dissident who was jailed seven years ago after calling for greater public freedoms and democracy in the single party country, according to his lawyer.
In this regard, we are indebted to Derek Wood for his sound analysis of Milton's Dalila.
For example, he argues at some length that while the exchanges between Samson and Dalila can be seen as a polemical draw when one reads the play, on stage Dalila's costume vividly undercuts her rhetorical claims and makes Samson's position clearly the most compelling.
Dalila Brown lays a floral tribute in memory of brother Meshack near the spot where he died in Melbourne Avenue, Lozells.