charm

noun
ADJECTIVE
considerable, great, immense, real

a woman of considerable charm

easy, natural, quiet

His natural charm and wit made him very popular.

special, unique
personal
boyish, feminine
old-fashioned, old-world, period, traditional
folksy, small-town, southern (all esp. AmE)

a politician with a folksy charm

rural, rustic

The farmhouse had a certain rustic charm about it.

VERB + CHARM
have, hold, possess
keep, retain

The town still retains a lot of its old-world charm.

turn on, use

He can certainly turn on the charm when he wants to!

I nagged him for a week and used all my feminine charm.

exude, ooze

He oozes charm, but I wouldn't trust him.

be immune to, resist

He was unable to resist her charms.

succumb to

Many women had succumbed to his charms.

be lacking in, lack

The dining room was dark and gloomy, and the food was similarly lacking in charm.

lose

The idea of being a farmer had lost its charm for me by this time.

PHRASES
part of the, its, etc. charm

The area is a little run-down, but that's just part of its charm.


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