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Synonyms for attract

Synonyms for attract

to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

to arouse the interest and attention of

Synonyms for attract

direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away

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The conversation and Bradley's assurance that the creature was not of supernatural origin helped to raise a trifle the spirits of the men; and then came another diversion in the form of ravenous meat-eaters attracted to the spot by the uncanny sense of smell which had apprised them of the presence of flesh, killed and ready for the eating.
The strangeness of the figure, and its being so close akin to his own nature, attracted him.
The young girl's attention had been attracted to him for the last few moments; she had repeatedly turned her head towards him with uneasiness; she had even once come to a standstill, and taking advantage of a ray of light which escaped from a half-open bakery to survey him intently, from head to foot, then, having cast this glance, Gringoire had seen her make that little pout which he had already noticed, after which she passed on.
IN the light of Donald Trump's recent remarks relating to his ability to attract certain women have we forgotten the following; men are often attracted to women by their beauty, their figure, flirtatiousness, coyness and sometimes even secrecy and these attributes also attract women to men.
The six galleries including Pakistan Movement, Arms Forces galleries , Pakistan Railways gallery, Kashmir gallery and developments projects gallery attracted a large number of people.
On November 11-12, 2006, Ryan Lee and Tim Kerber attracted a sellout audience of entrepreneurs to West Palm Beach, Fla.
The campaign has attracted the attention of the animal-rights group, People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, which has launched an online petition to be sent to Six Flags CEO Mark Shapiro.
Lim and Greenfield are also exploring whether female moths are attracted to other females' pheromones.
Of these, 15 firms were newly attracted to Lower Manhattan.
In the four years Wojick has been in business, he's attracted two major wind companies, including AIM PowerGen Corp.
What attracted me was finding a place where I can live an adult faith in a joyful way and deeply rooted in the Incarnation of Christ," he explained.
Thousands of the buyers and investors are attracted to the area by metropolitan living with average prices well below those of other major metropolitan areas in the United States.
Keeping people longer and [providing] deeper access has the benefit of being very attractive to our advertiser base--big auto, packaged goods and entertainment companies--that are attracted by the breadth of the distribution network.
The rich pickings have attracted a red-tailed hawk, which parks itself in an oak tree and dive bombs for rodents.