Prepossessingly
Prepossessing Pre`pos*sess"ing, a. Tending to invite favor; attracting confidence, favor, esteem, or love; attractive; as, a prepossessing manner. -- {Pre`pos*sess"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • prepossessingly — See prepossessing. * * * …   Universalium

  • prepossessingly — adverb in a prepossessing manner …   Wiktionary

  • prepossessingly — adv. impressively, in an appealing way, attractively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prepossessingly — pre·pos·sess·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • prepossessingly — adverb see prepossessing * * * prepossessˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑prepossess …   Useful english dictionary

  • prepossessing — prepossessingly, adv. prepossessingness, n. /pree peuh zes ing/, adj. that impresses favorably; engaging or attractive: a confident and prepossessing young man. [1635 45; PREPOSSESS + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • prepossessingness — See prepossessingly. * * * …   Universalium

  • prepossessing — /pripəˈzɛsɪŋ / (say preepuh zesing) adjective that prepossesses, especially favourably. –prepossessingly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • prepossessing — [prē΄pə zes′iŋ] adj. that prepossesses, or impresses favorably; pleasing; attractive prepossessingly adv …   English World dictionary

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