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Words used to describe attractive people or things - synonyms or related words

lovely

adjective

very attractive

delightful

adjective

very pleasant or attractive

appealing

adjective

attractive and interesting

stunning

adjective

extremely attractive

eye-catching

adjective

attractive or unusual and therefore noticed

nice-looking

adjective

informal

attractive

adorable

adjective

an adorable person or thing is attractive in a way that makes you like them very much

captivating

adjective

very interesting or attractive in a way that takes all your attention

beguiling

adjective

a beguiling person or thing seems attractive and interesting, but may be dangerous

the thinking man’s/woman’s/person’s...

used for saying that something is suitable for or attractive to intelligent people

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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