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adonises

See definition of adonises on Dictionary.com
  • as inbeauty
  • as insex symbol

synonyms for adonises

  • vision
  • Adonis
  • Apollo
  • Venus
  • beaut
  • charmer
  • dream
  • enchanter
  • eyeful
  • looker
  • ornament
  • stunner
  • dreamboat
  • good-looker
  • head turner
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antonyms for adonises

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  • disadvantage
  • dog
  • homeliness
  • offensiveness
  • ugliness
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    How to use adonises in a sentence

    Peasants imagine themselves princes; Calibans believe themselves to be Adonises; beggars imagine themselves millionaires.
    THE CONFESSIONS OF A CARICATURIST, VOL 2 (OF 2)HARRY FURNISS
    Blacksmiths are accustomed to being referred to as “sons of Vulcan,” and beautiful youths to being called “young Adonises.”
    A BOOK OF MYTHSJEAN LANG
    Adonises are very neat in habit, and the foliage is fine and interesting.
    THE PRACTICAL GARDEN-BOOKC. E. HUNN
    At least some of the delphiniums, papavers and adonises germinate very imperfectly, if at all, in direct light.
    THE NURSERY BOOKLIBERTY HYDE BAILEY
    They are not Apollos, and Venuses, nor Adonises, that knock at painters' doors.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE -- VOLUME 55, NO. 340, FEBRUARY, 1844VARIOUS
    A long line of more or less successful Adonises have followed in his footsteps.
    IN VANITY FAIRELEANOR HOYT BRAINERD
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