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However, if the public allows Mulaney to reinvent himself, to have a significant say in the next iteration of his collectively constructed public persona, it probably won’t be as a winsome newborn babe in the woods.

From Vox

Hopeful and winsome, it’s a deceptively simple show, but one that’s leading a conversation about how and under what conditions outsiders are able to speak for themselves.

The search for love lands the protagonists of two new winsome comedies in some unlikely pockets of London.

This woman, the story’s chief human character—there’s also a marvelous, winsome canine—is played by Tilda Swinton, who molds the text into an invisible yet tactile sculpture, a shape in the air that speaks of wordless insecurities and fears.

From Time

John Burningham’s winsome illustrations have never looked so winsome.

With her open Midwestern face and winsome smile, it was easy for her to get into conversations.

Winsome is what the GOP is scrambling for these days, and on that Rubio delivered.

He looked less nervous than Rubio, but also far less winsome.

When she showed up in the pages of newspapers across the country this week, she looked utterly winsome and holy.

Somewhere, way down in the depths of her soul, there was a little hurt as the winsome pair sped along the far dim road.

And beside her winsome face I saw, in my mind's eye, the Princess's, too—but only for an instant.

Marjorie pushed the little coach, while Gladys danced alongside, talking to the winsome baby.

"Winsome indeed," replied Beladon, pointing upward to where the queen sat in state on the wall amidst her people.

And it is in their friendship—in their kind and tender words and courteous deeds, and winsome ways, that I most truly live.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to winsome, such as: appealing, captivating, cute, delightful, engaging, and absorbing.

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