Delilah

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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

Related Words

a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive

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I needed to know how we were going to get rid of the warts on Delila and Erin, and how to stop the virus from spreading.
One day I observed Delila telling a group of new women, "It's very hard to work and accomplish something if you don't work together.
One dog, a lovely collie cross called Delila, has been with us for nearly three months now.
August 31--the deadline by which the state attorney general's office had to appeal district judge Delila Pierce's ruling that the ban violated privacy rights under the Minnesota constitution.
The Minnesota ruling is in response to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, in which State District Court Judge Delila F.
The next two pieces are Saint-Saens' "Air et danse -- Bacchanale" from Samson and Delila and the ballet music from Gounod's Faust, both played by Charles Dutoit and his Montreal Symphony Orchestra.
Only in a few isolated instances did I feel any understanding of, or feeling for, the composer of such a diverse range of works as the Carnival of the Animals, Samson and Delila, the Danse Macabre, the Organ Symphony and the Second Piano Concerto.
From the Bible's Samson and Delila to Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" to recent breakthrough hit films such as "In the Company of Men" and surprise hit films such as "Against the Ropes," the public has been fascinated by the battle between the sexes.
Other attractions include a penalty shootout, bike security marking, and Black Cat fans can meet the team's mascots, Samson and Delila.
Delila Owens is an assistant professor at Wayne State University and can be reached via email at owens@wayne.
ONE TO PLAY Gordon Road (Crayford) TRAINED by Arun Green, this two-year-old bitch was well supported on Tuesday's Bags card but missed her break and did a lot of running to take second behind Manhattan Delila.
How dare you do a better rendition of Delila than Tom Jones?
Corinne was born in Worcester, daughter of Joseph Aime and Delila (Thibodeau) Lamoureux.
He doesn't really know how to treat his bookstore-running girlfriend Delila (Mira Sorvino), and is threatened by a former colleague, Fletcher (Jim Caviezel), who has turned against the whole Rememory process.