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al·lure

 (ə-lo͝or′)
v. al·lured, al·lur·ing, al·lures
v.tr.
To attract with something desirable; entice: Promises of quick profits allure the unwary investor.
v.intr.
To be highly, often subtly attractive: charms that still allure.
n.
The power to attract; enticement.

[Middle English aluren, from Old French alurer : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + loirre, bait (of Germanic origin).]

al·lure′ment n.
al·lur′er n.
al·lur′ing·ly adv.

allure

(əˈljʊə; əˈlʊə)
vb
(tr) to entice or tempt (someone) to a person or place or to a course of action; attract
n
attractiveness; appeal: the cottage's allure was its isolation.
[C15: from Old French alurer, from lure bait, lure]
alˈlurement n
alˈlurer n

al•lure

(əˈlʊər)

v. -lured, -lur•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to attract or tempt by something flattering or desirable.
2. to fascinate; charm.
v.i.
3. to be attractive or tempting.
n.
4. fascination; charm; appeal.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Middle French alurer=a- a-5 + lurer to lure]
al•lure′ment, n.

allure


Past participle: allured
Gerund: alluring

Imperative
allure
allure
Present
I allure
you allure
he/she/it allures
we allure
you allure
they allure
Preterite
I allured
you allured
he/she/it allured
we allured
you allured
they allured
Present Continuous
I am alluring
you are alluring
he/she/it is alluring
we are alluring
you are alluring
they are alluring
Present Perfect
I have allured
you have allured
he/she/it has allured
we have allured
you have allured
they have allured
Past Continuous
I was alluring
you were alluring
he/she/it was alluring
we were alluring
you were alluring
they were alluring
Past Perfect
I had allured
you had allured
he/she/it had allured
we had allured
you had allured
they had allured
Future
I will allure
you will allure
he/she/it will allure
we will allure
you will allure
they will allure
Future Perfect
I will have allured
you will have allured
he/she/it will have allured
we will have allured
you will have allured
they will have allured
Future Continuous
I will be alluring
you will be alluring
he/she/it will be alluring
we will be alluring
you will be alluring
they will be alluring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been alluring
you have been alluring
he/she/it has been alluring
we have been alluring
you have been alluring
they have been alluring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been alluring
you will have been alluring
he/she/it will have been alluring
we will have been alluring
you will have been alluring
they will have been alluring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been alluring
you had been alluring
he/she/it had been alluring
we had been alluring
you had been alluring
they had been alluring
Conditional
I would allure
you would allure
he/she/it would allure
we would allure
you would allure
they would allure
Past Conditional
I would have allured
you would have allured
he/she/it would have allured
we would have allured
you would have allured
they would have allured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.allure - the power to entice or attract through personal charmallure - the power to entice or attract through personal charm
attractiveness, attraction - the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts; "her personality held a strange attraction for him"
invitation - a tempting allurement; "she was an invitation to trouble"
Verb1.allure - dispose or incline or entice toallure - dispose or incline or entice to; "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"
invite, bid - ask someone in a friendly way to do something

allure

noun
1. attractiveness, appeal, charm, attraction, lure, temptation, glamour, persuasion, enchantment, enticement, seductiveness It's a game that has really lost its allure.
verb
1. attract, persuade, charm, win over, tempt, lure, seduce, entice, enchant, lead on, coax, captivate, beguile, cajole, decoy, inveigle The dog was allured by the smell of roasting meat.

allure

verb
1. To direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action:
Informal: pull.
2. To beguile or draw into a wrong or foolish course of action:
Idiom: lead astray.
noun
Translations

allure

[əˈljʊəʳ]
A. Natractivo m, encanto m
B. VT (liter) → atraer, cautivar

allure

[əˈlʊər] n (= attraction) [place] → attrait m; [event] → attrait m; [person] → charme m
sexual allure → pouvoir m de séduction

allure

nReiz m

allure

[əˈljʊəʳ]
1. nfascino
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