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Meaning of INVITING

Pronunciation:  in'vIting

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  attractive and tempting; "an inviting offer"

INVITING is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: invitatory, tantalising, tantalizing, tempting
 Antonyms: uninviting
 See Also: attractive



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*vit"ing\, a.
Alluring; tempting; as, an inviting amusement or prospect.

      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.

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