woo
[ woo ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
unknown origin; late Old English wōgian (intransitive), āwōgian (transitive)
Synonyms
    1.
  • win influence persuade
    2.
  • pursue solicit charm romance
Antonyms
    1.
  • reject
    2.
  • ignore disregard repulse
Definition
1. to seek to win
2. to seek the favor, affection, or love of, especially with a view to marriage
Examples
1. A) Her attempts to woo the audience to her side turned out somewhat mixed. B) His quest to woo fame and influence was going the same way as so many others, that is to say poorly.
2. A) He tried to figure out any possible way to woo the girl he had a crush on. B) She was immune to any attempts to woo her.
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