invitingly


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Synonyms for invitingly

in a tantalizing manner

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and, waiting for no reply, began to whistle the air so invitingly that Mrs Jessie "set" to him laughing like a girl; Rose and Charlie took their places behind, and away went the four with a spirit and skill that inspired all the rest to "cut in" as fast as they could.
It was the sergeant who had spoken to me, and he was now looking round at the company, with his handcuffs invitingly extended towards them in his right hand, and his left on my shoulder.
and how can I help teasing her when she's so invitingly meek and mim, when she lies down like a spaniel at my feet and never so much as squeaks to tell me that's enough?
The fat boy rolled slowly off the box, let down the steps, and held the carriage door invitingly open.
Here there were lonely open spaces to breathe in freely; here the pale March sunshine stole through the gaps of desolation and decay, and met her invitingly with the genial promise of spring.
The whole of his lank cheek was invitingly before me, and I struck it with my open hand with that force that my fingers tingled as if I had burnt them.
One of Galas' best-known works is the invitingly titled ``Wild Women With Steak Knives (The Homicidal Love Song for Solo Scream).
The full-back's cross was just out of Haynes' reach but when Dejan Stefanovic's clearance fell invitingly for Gavin Williams 14 yards out the Welshman rifled his shot just wide of the post.
Five minutes after the break, Vauxhall were left with a mountain to climb, when a defensive slice by Robinson fell invitingly to Mayman, who brilliantly headed Hucknall's third under pressure from the rushing home keeper.
Russell Milton's looping header was flapped at by Vince Bartram and the ball fell invitingly but no Robins player followed up.
Marcus Bent gave Vale a 20th-minute lead with his first goal for the club after Tony Naylor had jinked to the line and rolled the ball invitingly into his team-mate's path.
And they sealed victory in the last minute as Martin Giles found Wickham, who crossed invitingly from the right for Barton to steer the ball into the net.
Woking should have gone ahead when Michael Johnson's cross fell invitingly for Amos Foyewa, but the Nigerian striker could only fire wide.
The ball fell invitingly at the feet of Djorkaeff who tapped it home.
But the visitors' determination brought some reward on the hour when Stewart's shot fell invitingly for Marco Gabbiadini - making his first start for the Potters - to score from close in.