In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- His female seductress represents femininity as a threat to the coherence of the all-male society of military officers.
- They invite the gravel-voiced stranger to rendezvous with the imaginary seductress in the hotel room beside them, which happens to be occupied by an abrasive businessman.
- The authors of the 1834 report depicted unmarried mothers as scheming seductresses who entrapped young men into paying for their children.
- Then she's branded a liar and a seductress at their trial.
- He'd heard too many stories of operators being killed in their sleep by seductresses.
- He paints a woman as the seductress and temptress.
- Even with all her superstar diva qualities, she's too lightweight, too soft to portray a scheming seductress.
- Opponents relentlessly portrayed the quiet, devout Rachel as an adulteress at best, more often as a seductress and loose woman.
- On the one hand she is admired for her courage, political intelligence, and stoicism; on the other hand she is seen as a femme fatale, a seductress, and a symbol of death.
- She is innocent in some ways, but also a seductress who recognizes the power of her sexuality.
- Still other imagery features assertive women who are seductresses and murderers.
- When the lads heard the truth about their beautiful seductress, lawsuits followed and the show couldn't be aired until huge out-of-court settlements were paid.
- Such mothers were simultaneously seductresses and parasites.
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