Definition of 'Adonis'
Example sentences containing 'Adonis'
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He is going to be given a `Donnie" at the Adonis Awards dinner. MISS MELVILLE REGRETS (2001)Hotchkiss glanced round to see the Adonis stalking back to his car. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)In actuality it is an ideal that describes not a woman at all, but a perfect male youth: the Adonis of legend. AN OLDER WOMAN (2001)
Unfortunately, Teo had a body and face that would shame Adonis. THE ANCIENT FUTURE: THE DARK AGE (2001)
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