magnetic


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magnetic

adjective absorbing, alluring, appealing, arresting, attracting, attractive, beguiling, bewitching, charismatic, charming, compelling, dynamic, electric, electrical, enchanting, engaging, engrossing, enthralling, enticing, entrancing, exciting, fascinating, glamorous, gripping, hypnotic, interesting, inviting, irresistible, magnetized, mesmeric, persuasive, potent, powerful, provocative, tantalizing, tempting, winning
See also: attractive
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exclaimed Hester Prynne, fixing her deep eyes on the minister's, and instinctively exercising a magnetic power over a spirit so shattered and subdued that it could hardly hold itself erect.
My hand moves because certain forces--electric, magnetic, or whatever 'nerve-force' may prove to be--are impressed on it by my brain.
Low-flying planes often "glue up" when near the Magnetic Pole, and there is no reason in science why the same disability should not be experienced at higher levels when the Auroras are "delivering" strongly.
And then the witch beckoned to the scarecrow, throwing so much magnetic potency into her gesture that it seemed as if it must inevitably be obeyed, like the mystic call of the loadstone when it summons the iron.
I afterward learned that the shaft rests directly over the magnetic pole of Mars, but whether this adds in any way to its incalculable power of attraction I do not know.
There existed between him and the old church so profound an instinctive sympathy, so many magnetic affinities, so many material affinities, that he adhered to it somewhat as a tortoise adheres to its shell.
He sighed, and forgot the prince next moment, and his wild eyes wandered over to Nastasia again, as though attracted in that direction by some magnetic force.
A sustained yell of vengeful fury came floating up to the window at which the bishop stood, and enveloped him in a magnetic field.
Should this enveloping force be interrupted in any direction a delicate instrument immediately apprehends the irregularity, at the same time imparting an impulse to a magnetic device which in turn actuates the steering mechanism, diverting the bow of the flier away from the obstacle until the craft's radio-activity sphere is no longer in contact with the obstruction, then she falls once more into her normal course.
They were like live things, and the few feet of darkened space through which they had passed seemed charged with magnetic influence.
Kreis seemed to wake up and flash like some metallic, magnetic thing, while Norton looked at Martin sympathetically, with a sweet, girlish smile, as much as to say that he would be amply protected.
The magnetic needle in the binnacle was the point on which the Mary Turner ever pivoted.