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1‘she was still good-looking without her make-up’
attractive, nice-looking, beautiful, pretty, as pretty as a picture, handsome, lovely, stunning, striking, arresting, gorgeous, prepossessing, winning, fetching, captivating, bewitching, beguiling, engaging, charming, charismatic, enchanting, appealing, delightful, irresistible
sexy, sexually attractive, sexual, seductive, alluring, tantalizing, ravishing, desirable, sultry, sensuous, sensual, erotic, arousing, luscious, lush, nubile
Scottish Northern English bonny
informal fanciable, beddable, tasty, hot, smashing, knockout, drop-dead gorgeous, out of this world, easy on the eye, come-hither, come-to-bed
British informal fit
North American informal cute, foxy, bootylicious
US informal on fleek
Australian NZ informal spunky
dated taking, well favoured
archaic comely, fair
rare sightly, pulchritudinous
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