appeal

01. He has some mysterious [appeal] which seems to drive women crazy.
02. Going shopping doesn't really [appeal] to me; I'd rather go for a walk in the park.
03. The supper wasn't very [appealing] looking, but it tasted delicious.
04. The government of North Korea [appealed] to the world for aid during the famine there.
05. The murderer's lawyer is planning to [appeal] his sentence, saying one of the witnesses lied.
06. The President has made an [appeal] for calm in Los Angeles after a night of rioting.
07. Our product should [appeal] to teenagers, and those who are young at heart.
08. Actress Sophia Loren once said that sex [appeal] is 50% what you've got, and 50% what people think you've got.
09. The American government has put out an [appeal] for information regarding the whereabouts of two men wanted in connection with the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
10. Ancient Roman gladiators, as a result of their immense public [appeal], performed product endorsements.
11. Soccer's widespread [appeal] in the poor parts of the world is due to the fact that no special equipment is required, other than some kind of ball.
12. A popular travel guide notes that part of the [appeal] of visiting the African nation of Djibouti is that it does not see many travelers.
13. In 1936, Emperor Haile Selassie appeared before the League of Nations to [appeal] for help following Italy's invasion of Ethiopia.
14. It is important to do lots of research to ensure that an advertising campaign [appeals] to its target audience.
15. The music of the Beatles continues to [appeal] to people of all ages.
16. Our lawyer is planning an [appeal] of our case.
17. The lawyer was able to successfully [appeal] Ken's assault conviction on the grounds that he hit the man purely in self-defense.
18. When coffee was first introduced to Italy, wine merchants [appealed] to the Pope to ban it because they didn't want any competition.

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  • appeal — ap·peal 1 /ə pēl/ n [Old French apel, from apeler to call, accuse, appeal, from Latin appellare]: a proceeding in which a case is brought before a higher court for review of a lower court s judgment for the purpose of convincing the higher court… …   Law dictionary

  • 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[ e]xamination or review. (b) The mode of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appeal — [ə pēl′] vt. [ME apelen < OFr apeler < L appellare, to accost, apply to, appeal; iterative < appellere, to prepare < ad , to + pellere: see FELT1] 1. to make a request to a higher court for the rehearing or review of (a case) 2. Obs.… …   English World dictionary

  • Appeal — Ap*peal , v. t. 1. (Law) To apply for the removal of a cause from an inferior to a superior judge or court for the purpose of re[ e]xamination of for decision. Tomlins. [1913 Webster] I appeal unto C[ae]sar. Acts xxv. 11. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appeal — [n1] request for help address, adjuration, application, bid, call, claim, demand, entreaty, imploration, importunity, invocation, overture, petition, plea, prayer, proposal, proposition, question, recourse, requisition, solicitation, submission,… …   New thesaurus

  • appeal — The transitive use as a legal term is AmE (e.g. • The US government plans to appeal the cotton ruling, and it could be years before any penalties kick in Reason Magazine, 2004). The equivalent in BrE is appeal against • (Mr Marshall s legal… …   Modern English usage

  • Appeal — request by the provider of the object of conformity assessment to the conformity assessment body or accreditation body for reconsideration by that body of a decision it has made relating to that object (p. 6.4 ISO/IEC 17000:2004). Источник …   Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации

  • appeal — A request to the U.S. District Court (or the bankruptcy appellate panel if there is one in the circuit) to review a decision of the bankruptcy court. A request to the Circuit Court of Appeals to review a decision of the U.S. District Court (or… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • appeal — /ə pi:l/, it. /a p:il/ s. ingl. (propr. appello, attrazione ), usato in ital. al masch. [capacità di attirare] ▶◀ attrazione, fascino, richiamo, [in senso erotico] sex appeal …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • appeal — /apˈpil, ingl. əˈpiːl/ [lett. «richiamo»] s. m. inv. fascino, richiamo, attrazione □ sex appeal …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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