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prepossessing

adjective

1 prepossessing

Creating a favorable impression.

Roget 829: causing pleasure etc. v.; laetificant; pleasure-giving, pleasing, pleasant, pleasurable; agreeable; grateful, gratifying; leef, lief, acceptable; ... show more

Roget 845: beautiful, beauteous; handsome; gorgeous; pretty; lovely, graceful, elegant, prepossessing; attractive etc. (inviting) 615; delicate, ... show more




Moby thesaurus: alluring, appealing, appetizing, attracting, attractive, beautiful, beguiling, bewitching, blandishing, cajoling, captivating, catching, charismatic, charming, coaxing, come-hither, coquettish, delightful, drawing, enchanting ... show more.

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prepossess

verb

1 prepossess

Possess beforehand.

2 prepossess

Cause to be preoccupied.

3 prepossess

Make a positive impression (on someone) beforehand.

4 prepossess

Influence (somebody's) opinion in advance.

synonym: prejudice.

Roget 481: misjudge, misestimate, misthink, misconjecture, misconceive etc. (error) 495; fly in the face of facts; miscalculate, misreckon, miscompute.    overestimate etc. ... show more


Moby thesaurus: absorb, adopt, appropriate, arrogate, assume, bend, bias, busy, colonize, conquer, distort, engage, engross, enslave, hog, imbue, immerse, indent, influence, involve ... show more.

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