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  • v  take a court case to a higher court for review
  • v  request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection
  • v  be attractive to
  • v  challenge (a decision)
  • v  cite as an authority; resort to
  • a  able to attract interest or draw favorable attention
    He added an appealing and memorable figure to popular American mythology"- Vincent Starrett
    an appealing sense of humor
    the idea of having enough money to retire at fifty is very appealing
  • a  (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings

  • The very appealing notion that genetic discrimination is unfair looks especially odd in the context of insurance.
  • Although the site contains all the elements of a conventional women's magazine, its whimsical, laid-back tone makes it a lot more appealing.
  • Sol LeWitt was the man who made conceptual art an appealing concept.
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  • Andrew Halcro in Salon
    Like a lot of states, you have an angry populacein Alaska, Halcro says. "If I'm Lisa, I am worried because these guys have an appealing message -- down with government, down with incumbents."
  • Michael Chertoff in
    Summertime seems to be appealing to them,Chertoff said in his discussion with the newspaper about terrorists. "We worry that they are rebuilding their activities."
  • Tim Howard in Globe and Mail
    It's just different than Spain and Italy and Germany in the sense that it's 100 miles an hour, and that's what makes it so appealing,goalkeeper Tim Howard said Thursday. "There's challenges flying in everywhere. It's nonstop action. You...

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