siren song


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siren song

n.
An enticing plea or appeal, especially one that is deceptively alluring.
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Noun1.siren song - the enticing appeal of something alluring but potentially dangerous; "he succumbed to the siren call of the wilderness"
appealingness, charm, appeal - attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates; "his smile was part of his appeal to her"
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Deep in his life-processes Life itself sang the siren song of its own majesty, ever a-whisper and urgent, counseling him that he could achieve more than other men, win out where they failed, ride to success where they perished.
On Wednesday, September |30, there will be a lunchtime concert entitled Siren Song at Beulah Church, Rhiwbina, starting at 1.
He was a child prodigy, performing the Grieg concerto at London's Queen's Hall aged nine but he quit music school at 16 - seduced by the siren song of popular music.
The award-winning guest experience delivered on our ships, coupled with a collection of innovative itineraries that cater to new markets, will combine for an alluring siren song for both our current and future guests.
It is to be hoped that the voters of KirKlees will resist the psychopathic siren song that greed is good.
After that, who knows -- a few months hence we may be singing a different siren song.
For those who simply can't or won't resist the siren song of shopping on those Saturday afternoons next December, we suggest you have plenty of gas in the car and something to listen to.
We urge states to avoid the siren song of Wall Street and fully examine the true costs of privatization, as Ohio has, and look for other, less risky ways to pay for their roads and bridges.
Highlights included a simple version of Laura, a scary switch from romance to relationship ruin in Siren Song and the creepy, effects-laden title track of The Haunted Man.
Some specific topics include how marriage changed Sherlock Holmes, resisting the siren song of rationalism, and Moriarty's final human problem in Star Trek: The Next Generation.
The other listed event on the card, the Salsabil Stakes provided trainer Jessica Harrington with a timely boost two weeks before her assault on the English Guineas, with the Fran Berry-ridden Siren Song.
Walsh, who rode his first festival winner on Siren Song as a 16-yearold amateur in 1995, has enjoyed considerable success at the meeting, and his big-race wins include the 1996 GPT Amateur Riders' Handicap on Garaiyba for John Oxx and two Galway Plates, on the Frances Crowleytrained Moscow Express in 1999 and the Paul Nicholls-trained Oslot in 2008.