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How to use prepossessing in a sentence

"I'm quite aware that my appearance is not prepossessing," said the Hole-keeper, with a scornful look at the Goblin.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Now Dabbler was a widower; he was not of prepossessing appearance, and his h's troubled him, but Dabbler was a warm man.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
There is a class of men ever ready to chatter with servants, particularly if they are of prepossessing appearance.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Here was a foreign woman, of prepossessing appearance, administering sounding osculations to his unwilling fingers.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In 1846 the chancel, which isn't anything very prepossessing, was added to the church.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
When Edward first entered the room there were three persons in it, whose appearance was not very prepossessing.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
The women are not very prepossessing, and not nearly so graceful in their bearing and gait as the men.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Clara Lawton was twenty-two years of age, prepossessing in appearance, with a bright, happy expression.
A CALIFORNIA GIRLEDWARD ELDRIDGE
To the physiognomist this Ivondwe was a remarkably prepossessing native—rather handsome in the good-looking style of his race.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
Here, then, for the first time I beheld the shores of Hudson Bay; and truly their appearance was anything but prepossessing.
HUDSON BAYR.M. BALLANTYNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PREPOSSESSING

  • acceptable
  • adorable
  • agreeable
  • alluring
  • amiable
  • bewitching
  • captivating
  • cute
  • delectable
  • delightful
  • disarming
  • enchanting
  • endearing
  • engaging
  • fascinating
  • fetching
  • gratifying
  • lovable
  • lovely
  • pleasing
  • prepossessing
  • sweet
  • taking
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