Simple past tense and past participle of appeal.(verb)
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Use "appealed" in a sentence
"The name appealed to Navar because the tribe is well-known for its huge reservation that spans 27,000 square miles in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah; its membership that ranks among the top two for American Indian tribes; and its cultural beliefs that tie beauty to harmony."
"As a web designer, the title appealed to me instantly but it's a great starter tool even if you have no interest in web design."
"Though at first the title appealed to the bookworm in me, this gorgeous collection of essays is full of stunning articulations about the writer's relationship to writing (which changes as the political climate changes), to other women writers (from those who inspire to those who provoke), to the varied encounters and revelations that shape an artist's education."