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It likely would have appealed to many business people on Main Street, few of whom are free-market fundamentalists.

“They knew what we were saying was true, and we appealed to them as mothers,” Jones said.

The storyline also gave Lady Grantham more agency, which appealed to McGovern.

Knox has not been extradited to Italy while the case is appealed.

But one day, scanning the classified ads in The Minneapolis Tribune, she saw a job opportunity that appealed to her.

A great-granddaughter of Fragonard, she seems to have inherited his talent; Corot and Renoir forcibly appealed to her.

Both had appealed to Napoleon; consequently there was a decent pretext for sending a French army into Spain.

The lower class were idle and lazy, and willing to serve any sovereign who appealed to them by ostentation.

Still, the Prince foresaw the future, and appealed to the Emperor himself, but the Emperor was obdurate.

When the time for open action arrived, Bruce appealed to his father's men of Annandale.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appealed, such as: desired, needed, asked, demanded, hunted, and petitioned.

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