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1. (v. t.) To draw to, or cause to tend to; esp. to cause to approach, adhere, or combine; or to cause to resist division, separation, or decomposition.

2. (v. t.) To draw by influence of a moral or emotional kind; to engage or fix, as the mind, attention, etc.; to invite or allure; as, to attract admirers.

3. (n.) Attraction.


He came Then to Attract Man's Sense-Bound Attention to Himself as ...
... On the Incarnation of the Word. Section 16. He came then to attract man's
sense-bound attention to Himself as man, and so to lead him on to know Him as God. ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/section 16 he came then.htm

... Avoid in your toilet all that savors of frivolity, which betray a desire to attract
attention; but above all; avoid every thing that might in the least wound ...
/.../sainte-foi/serious hours of a young lady/chapter xv toilet.htm

... All the stars in the heavens shine very brightly, but only a few attract the eye
of the mariner, and direct his course; the reason is this, that those few ...
/.../ sermons volume 1 1855/forgiveness.htm

The Three Fates
... himself. That is true all through life. Be true, and you attract truth.
Be evil, and you attract evil. Your fate is what you are. ...
/.../chidley/fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/the three fates.htm

Search the Scriptures
... not every wise man see it?"that whosoever may now arise who hath some powers of
oratory and some graces of eloquence, will be likely to attract the multitude ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/search the scriptures.htm

The Rash Builder
... Him. So here great multitudes are following Him, and how does He welcome
them? Does He lay Himself out to attract them? Luke tells ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/the rash builder.htm

Sin not a Mere Negation.
... Or like a piece of iron magnetized by the electric current, which gives it power
to attract; but the current withdrawn it ceases to be a magnet. ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xii sin not a mere.htm

Love in the Triune Being of God.
... earth adopts this higher character only when it becomes self-consecrating,
self-denying, self-sacrificing; when the object of love does not attract, but only ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xviii love in the triune.htm

Knox Little -- Thirst Satisfied
... for a moment, political achievement; picture to yourselves the power not only of
a mind, but of a personality, of a character which can attract vast millions ...
/.../kleiser/the worlds great sermons volume 8/knox little thirst satisfied.htm

Letter i. Behavior and Manners.
... The young girl who acts in such a manner as to attract attention in public; who
speaks loudly, and jokes and laughs and tells stories in order to be heard by ...
/.../letter i behavior and manners.htm

Attract (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To draw by influence of a moral or emotional kind; to engage or fix, as
the mind, attention, etc.; to invite or allure; as, to attract admirers. ...
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Charm (5 Occurrences)
... incantation. 3. (n.) That which exerts an irresistible power to please and
attract; that which fascinates; any alluring quality. 4 ...
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Hiss (13 Occurrences)
... of the Lord gathering the house of Judah as it were with a hiss: "I will hiss for
them." This expression may be "derived from the noise made to attract bees in ...
/h/hiss.htm - 14k

Quietly (30 Occurrences)
... 4. (adv.) Noiselessly; silently; without remark or violent movement; in a manner
to attract little or no observation; as, he quietly left the room. ...
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Quiet (167 Occurrences)
... contented. 5. (a.) Not showy; not such as to attract attention; undemonstrative;
as, a quiet dress; quiet colors; a quiet movement. 6 ...
/q/quiet.htm - 37k

Lily (9 Occurrences)
... is abundant in the district of Galilee; and its fine scarlet flowers render it a
very conspicous and showy object, which would naturally attract the attention ...
/l/lily.htm - 15k

Loud (222 Occurrences)
... 4. (superl.) Ostentatious; likely to attract attention; gaudy; as, a loud style
of dress; loud colors. 5. (adv.) With loudness; loudly. ...
/l/loud.htm - 37k

Lure (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) To draw to the lure; hence, to allure or invite by means of anything
that promises pleasure or advantage; to entice; to attract. ...
/l/lure.htm - 7k

Gaze (46 Occurrences)
... Matthew 6:1 "But beware of doing your good actions in the sight of men, in order
to attract their gaze; if you do, there is no reward for you with your Father ...
/g/gaze.htm - 19k

Invite (20 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To allure; to draw to; to tempt to come; to induce by pleasure or hope;
to attract. 3. (vt) To give occasion for; as, to invite criticism. ...
/i/invite.htm - 12k

Attract (2 Occurrences)

Matthew 6:1
"But beware of doing your good actions in the sight of men, in order to attract their gaze; if you do, there is no reward for you with your Father who is in Heaven.

Isaiah 53:2
For his growth was like that of a delicate plant before him, and like a root out of a dry place: he had no grace of form, to give us pleasure;



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