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He wants to build a platform—that word Wall Street-wooing techies love—to accommodate all offices’ computer-based needs.

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The first video of a wrinkle-faced sexual encounter shows a male covering his face with a masklike flap of skin while wooing and then, at a strategic moment, dropping the mask.

Even as Hispanics favored Democrats this week, some Republicans wooed them ardently and made surprising inroads.

“Ben, who was as cunning and seductive as Diane, really wooed Diane,” says an insider.

Bonifacio was standing by a van with the man who had wooed her and promised her a wonderful new life in America.

Apparently Focus Features wooed the former fanfictress with script, casting, and director approval.

Millennials all want to stand with Rand: the Kentucky Republican wooed the younger crowd at CPAC.

And what humiliation to know that in your youth you are really wooed for the sake of the race alone, no matter what the delusions.

"I dinna ken what to say," she at last answered, distress in her voice, yet pleased to be wooed by this young man.

It is a little unfortunate, too, that the maiden to be wooed and won should be the charming actress I have just mentioned.

Since the time that he died have I ruled the land; divers men have wooed me, but none that I would wed, & my name is Gyda.

I was riding by the ranch of Mr. Blank, who had wooed and won our cook after a courtship that was as brief as it was fervid.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wooed, such as: pursue, cultivate, solicit, rush, court, and propose.

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