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winsome
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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Definition
attractive or appealing — often in a childlike way
  • Winsomely she on Bloohimwhom smiled.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (21% in)
  • Gerty MacDowell who was seated near her companions, lost in thought, gazing far away into the distance was, in very truth, as fair a specimen of winsome Irish girlhood as one could wish to see.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (5% in)
  • And a prettier, a daintier head of winsome curls was never seen on a whore's shoulders.
    Episode 15 — Circe (54% in)

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