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(Tongue in cheek) word for a mysteriously attractive man?

I'm currently looking for a word that describes a mysterious, attractive man, preferably tongue-in-cheek. The ones I can think of are dashing, alluring, seductive, tempting, but none of these seem to ...
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Term for creating a fantasy word from all letters of two existing words?

If I have two words - let's say "lamp" and "vampire" and I put all of their letters together to form a new fantasy word. e.g. "vapamlimper" does this process have a name? I already considered terms ...
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Is there a word/phrase that describes someone flinching after they sip alcohol?

Even flinching isn't the best way to describe it. Example: a person will take a sip of a strong alcoholic beverage (take for instance, straight whiskey) and then will proceed to make that iconic ...
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Difficulty understanding Writing Prompt

I do not understand what the person means by ampliative and reductive aspects and conditions for transparency and embodiment? I looked up the definitions but I don't understand what their context ...
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Another way to say [X]

I was composing an answer to one of these questions (that we get all the time), and when I tried to submit it, I found that the question had been placed on hold. Rather than discard the answer that I ...