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The Catcher in the Rye
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  • She had quite a lot of sex appeal, too, if you really want to know.
  • It just didn’t appeal to me—and here I’d walked through the whole goddam park and looked forward to it and all.

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  • You’re a student—whether the idea appeals to you or not.
  • Lawyers are all right, I guess—but it doesn’t appeal to me," I said.

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as in: appealed for help Define
a request or the act of asking -- sometimes specifically that a decision be overturned
as in: appeals to youthful tastes Define
attractiveness or desirability; or to be attractive or desirable
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