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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.

alluring

(əˈljʊərɪŋ; əˈlʊə-)
adj
enticing; fascinating; attractive
alˈluringly adv

al•lur•ing

(əˈlʊər ɪŋ)

adj.
1. very attractive or tempting; enticing; seductive.
2. fascinating; charming.
[1525–35]
al•lur′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alluring - highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desirealluring - highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire; "an alluring prospect"; "her alluring smile"; "the voice was low and beguiling"; "difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement"; "a tempting invitation"
seductive - tending to entice into a desired action or state

alluring

alluring

adjective
Translations
جَذَّاب جِدَاً، مُغْرِ ،مُغْـوِ
lákavýsvůdný
fristendelokkende
freistandi, heillandi
gundantisviliojantis
kārdinošsvilinošs

alluring

[əˈljʊərɪŋ] ADJseductor, atrayente

alluring

[əˈlʊərɪŋ] adj (= attractive) [person] → séduisant(e), charmant(e); [place] → attrayant(e)

alluring

adj, alluringly

alluring

[əˈljʊərɪŋ] adjallettante, seducente

alluring

(əˈljuəriŋ) adjective
attractive, tempting.
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Mysteriously jetted into the clear moonlight, or starlight, as the case might be; disappearing again for one whole day, or two days, or three; and somehow seeming at every distinct repetition to be advancing still further and further in our van, this solitary jet seemed for ever alluring us on.
It is monstrous that for no offence but the wish to produce something beautiful, and the mistake of his powers in that direction, a writer should become the prey of some ferocious wit, and that his tormentor should achieve credit by his lightness and ease in rending his prey; it is shocking to think how alluring and depraving the fact is to the young reader emulous of such credit, and eager to achieve it.
Kitty wrote that no prospect was so alluring as to spend the summer with Dolly at Ergushovo, full of childish associations for both of them.
Alluring brooks of crystal water flowed sparkling between their flower-strewn banks, while scattered over the valley were dozens of the quaintest and most picturesque cottages our travelers had ever beheld.
This disquieting apparition was stretching out its arms toward the west, as if in supplication for the evening star, which, certainly, was an alluring object, though obviously out of reach.
To-day she had fashioned croquignoles of the most fantastic and alluring shapes for him.
It is sophisticated and alluring especially if worn without gloss or shimmer.
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