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noun as in courtship

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That makes sense when you consider its CEO — Ben Kaufman, previously the chief commerce officer and chief marketing officer at BuzzFeed behind the brand’s buzzy forays into retail that further wooed over millennials.

From Digiday

It could get worse if unrestricted free agent Romeo Okwara, the ninth-best pass rusher of 2020 per Pro Football Focus, is wooed by another club.

Last privately valued at more than $1 billion, according to equity-tracker PitchBook, Symphony could be a handy add-on for a cloud company interested in wooing Wall Street.

From Fortune

That might sound too woo-woo, too undisciplined to crack the sophisticated surface of a modern poem, but I found it takes a lot more discipline to withhold one’s judgment, to muzzle one’s consternation and simply let the lines work.

The terms were enough for a16z to win the deal against some tough competition, including Benchmark, which was also trying to woo Github at the time, as general partner, Peter Fenton, said recently.

Going northward would antagonize Iraqi Sunnis, whom Washington and Baghdad are currently wooing.

But it was his younger brother Maurice who did the important work of wooing and schmoozing the clients.

Forget a sensitive GOP, a nurturing GOP, a warm-and-fuzzy, women-wooing GOP.

It will take significant wooing in the brick-and-mortar world to lure them into the virtual one.

To compete with Netanyahu, Labor's calling for a "big-tent" party and is wooing former Kadima leader Tzipi Livni.

In starting out upon this simultaneous wooing, you forget that Mr. Devenish has already had his turn this morning alone.

Talking of his wooing afresh of Mrs. Lane, and of his going to serve the Bishop of London.

The river's song should have summoned up the vision of those living waters, and their wooing, "Let him that is athirst come!"

Her thoughts were all secret; her heart was locked and bolted; and he stood without, vainly wooing her with his eves.

Was Deuceace sincere in his professions of love, or was he only a sharper wooing her for her money?


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wooing, such as: admiring, amorous, aphrodisiac, ardent, attracted, and devoted.

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