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noun as in temptress

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Survivors include their children Michele, Delilah, Kevin and Grant.

The singer Tom Jones growled hits like “Delilah” with shirts sweatily slashed to the navel.

Sir Tom is expected to sing Delilah and Mama Told Me Not To Come and Robbie Williams will perform Mack The Knife.

“It really is the same thing,” said Delilah Rumburg, who heads the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape.

In the Bible story of Samson and Delilah, Samson wooed and won his lady with sweet-smelling almond branches.

Upon them, at least, would not fall the ignominy of having been led into the simplest of traps by this white-faced Delilah.

In the eyes of the schools and of the Church he had sacrificed philosophy and fame to a second Delilah.

Delighted afresh in the picture of "Samson and Delilah," both for the painting and character of the figures.

Behind Delilah, and grasping her arm, leans forward an old woman, with hard features full of exultation.

Delilah was always saying that there was use for everything; Bije wished she were here, to tell him the use of witch-grass.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to delilah, such as: enchantress, jezebel, lorelei, mermaid, seductress, and siren.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.