Inviting In*vit"ing, a. Alluring; tempting; as, an inviting amusement or prospect. [1913 Webster]

Nothing is so easy and inviting as the retort of abuse and sarcasm. --W. Irving. -- {In*vit"ing*ly}, adv. -- {In*vit"ing*ness}, n. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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