appealing

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The word APPEALING is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

There are 9 letters in the word APPEALING

3 Definitions  for the word appealing:

adj - 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"

GCIDE Definitions - APPEAL

Appeal
Ap*peal" (/), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appealed (/); p. pr. & vb. n. Appealing.] [OE. appelen, apelen, to appeal, accuse, OF. appeler, fr. L. appellare to approach, address, invoke, summon, call, name; akin to appellere to drive to; ad + pellere to drive. See Pulse, and cf. Peal.] 1. (Law) (a) To make application for the removal of (a cause) from an inferior to a superior judge or court for a rehearing or review on account of alleged injustice or illegality in the trial below. We say, the cause was appealed from an inferior court. (b) To charge with a crime; to accuse; to institute a private criminal prosecution against for some heinous crime; as, to appeal a person of felony.
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2. To summon; to challenge. [Archaic]
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Man to man will I appeal the Norman to the lists. Sir W. Scott.
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3. To invoke. [Obs.] Milton.
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Appeal
Ap*peal" (/), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appealed (/); p. pr. & vb. n. Appealing.] [OE. appelen, apelen, to appeal, accuse, OF. appeler, fr. L. appellare to approach, address, invoke, summon, call, name; akin to appellere to drive to; ad + pellere to drive. See Pulse, and cf. Peal.] 1. (Law) (a) To make application for the removal of (a cause) from an inferior to a superior judge or court for a rehearing or review on account of alleged injustice or illegality in the trial below. We say, the cause was appealed from an inferior court. (b) To charge with a crime; to accuse; to institute a private criminal prosecution against for some heinous crime; as, to appeal a person of felony.
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2. To summon; to challenge. [Archaic]
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Man to man will I appeal the Norman to the lists. Sir W. Scott.
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3. To invoke. [Obs.] Milton.
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Appeal
Ap*peal", n. [OE. appel, apel, OF. apel, F. appel, fr. appeler. See Appeal, v. t.] 1. (Law) (a) An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for re (b) The mode of proceeding by which such removal is effected. (c) The right of appeal. (d) An accusation; a process which formerly might be instituted by one private person against another for some heinous crime demanding punishment for the particular injury suffered, rather than for the offense against the public. (e) An accusation of a felon at common law by one of his accomplices, which accomplice was then called an approver. See Approvement. Tomlins. Bouvier.
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2. A summons to answer to a charge. Dryden.
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3. A call upon a person or an authority for proof or decision, in one's favor; reference to another as witness; a call for help or a favor; entreaty.
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A kind of appeal to the Deity, the author of wonders. Bacon.
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4. Resort to physical means; recourse.
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Every milder method is to be tried, before a nation makes an appeal to arms. Kent.
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Appeal
Ap*peal", n. [OE. appel, apel, OF. apel, F. appel, fr. appeler. See Appeal, v. t.] 1. (Law) (a) An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for re (b) The mode of proceeding by which such removal is effected. (c) The right of appeal. (d) An accusation; a process which formerly might be instituted by one private person against another for some heinous crime demanding punishment for the particular injury suffered, rather than for the offense against the public. (e) An accusation of a felon at common law by one of his accomplices, which accomplice was then called an approver. See Approvement. Tomlins. Bouvier.
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2. A summons to answer to a charge. Dryden.
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3. A call upon a person or an authority for proof or decision, in one's favor; reference to another as witness; a call for help or a favor; entreaty.
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A kind of appeal to the Deity, the author of wonders. Bacon.
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4. Resort to physical means; recourse.
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Every milder method is to be tried, before a nation makes an appeal to arms. Kent.
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GCIDE Definitions - APPEALING

Appealing
Ap*peal"ing, a. That appeals; imploring. -- Ap*peal"ing*ly, adv. -- Ap*peal"ing*ness, n.
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Appealing
Ap*peal"ing, a. That appeals; imploring. -- Ap*peal"ing*ly, adv. -- Ap*peal"ing*ness, n.
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