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 for Winsome
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Winsome \Win"some\, a. [Compar. Winsomer; superl.
     Winsomest.] [AS. wynsum, fr. wynn joy; akin to OS. wunnia,
     OHG. wunna, wunni, G. wonne, Goth. wunan to rejoice (in
     unwunands sad), AS. wunian to dwell. ????. See Win, v. t.,
     Wont, a.]
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     1. Cheerful; merry; gay; light-hearted.
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              Misled by ill example, and a winsome nature.
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     2. Causing joy or pleasure; gladsome; pleasant.
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              Still plotting how their hungry ear
              That winsome voice again might hear.  --Emerson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: charming in a childlike or naive way

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  109 Moby Thesaurus words for "winsome":
     admirable, adorable, alluring, angelic, appealing, appetizing,
     attractive, beaming, beguiling, bewitching, blandishing, blithe,
     blithesome, bright, bright and sunny, cajoling, captivating,
     caressable, catching, charismatic, charming, cheerful, cheery,
     coaxing, come-hither, coquettish, cuddlesome, delightful, dulcet,
     elated, enchanting, engaging, enravishing, enthralling, enticing,
     entrancing, eupeptic, euphoric, exalted, exciting, exhilarated,
     exotic, exquisite, fascinating, fetching, flirtatious, flushed,
     genial, glad, gladsome, glamorous, glowing, happy, heart-robbing,
     high, hopeful, hypnotic, in good spirits, in high spirits,
     interesting, intriguing, inviting, irrepressible, irresistible,
     kissable, laughing, likable, lovable, lovely, lovesome, luxurious,
     mesmeric, mouth-watering, of good cheer, optimistic, piquant,
     pleasant, prepossessing, provocative, provoquant, radiant,
     ravishing, riant, rosy, sanguine, sanguineous, seducing, seductive,
     sensuous, seraphic, siren, sirenic, smiling, sparkling,
     spellbinding, spellful, sunny, sweet, taking, tantalizing, teasing,
     tempting, thrilling, tickling, titillating, titillative,
     voluptuous, winning, witching

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