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Wooed

Woo \Woo\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wooed; p. pr. & vb. n. Wooing.] [OE. wowen, wo?en, AS. w?gian, fr. w?h bent, crooked, bad; akin to OS. w[=a]h evil, Goth. unwahs blameless, Skr. va?c to waver, and perhaps to E. vaccilate.]

  1. To solicit in love; to court.

    Each, like the Grecian artist, wooes The image he himself has wrought.
    --Prior.

  2. To court solicitously; to invite with importunity.

    Thee, chantress, oft the woods among I woo, to hear thy even song.
    --Milton.

    I woo the wind That still delays his coming.
    --Bryant.

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wooed

vb. (en-past of: woo)

Usage examples of "wooed".

Tory was a woman who needed to be courted gently, wooed until she lost her wariness.

She might have been bought at a price, had he wooed her with gold in his hand.

I will say that you have given her many flowers and wooed her with many words, telling her precisely how she makes your heart melt and why her hair reminds you of water-falls and .