Bonifacio was standing by a van with the man who had wooed her and promised her a wonderful new life in America.
He wooed the unions and editorial staff by promising jobs and independence—promises he rapidly broke.
Even as Hispanics favored Democrats this week, some Republicans wooed them ardently and made surprising inroads.
Jagger wooed her back, but the next summer she left him for good.
She has wooed shoppers and reassured them, whispered style affirmations in their ears, cajoled them toward confidence.
But I soon began to love her for her virtues as ardently as though I had wooed her of my own initiative.
Then came Joshua Bute of Chicago, and when wooed she accepted and married him.
He said to himself that he must wait until he knew her longer and had wooed her more.
You had learnt who I was, and you thought that you had learnt why I wooed you.
He spoke not of love to Margaret, but he wooed her through his kindness to her mother.
Old English wogian, of uncertain origin and with no known cognates; perhaps related to woh, wog- "bent, inclined," as with affection.
Tedious and serious, esp anxious and over-studious in an academic situation: ''Jenny Cavilleri,'' answered Ray. ''Wonky music type''/ a class which I have long dismissed as hopelessly wonky
[1970s+ Students; fr wonk]