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inviting

adjective uk   /ɪnˈvaɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/
encouraging you to feel welcome or attracted: The room looked cosy and inviting. an inviting smile attractive in a way that causes unpleasant results: Companies saddled with high debt have become inviting targets for cash-rich competitors.
invitingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
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