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v. al·lured, al·lur·ing, al·lures
To attract with something desirable; entice: Promises of quick profits allure the unwary investor.
To be highly, often subtly attractive: charms that still allure.
The power to attract; enticement.
[Middle English aluren, from Old French alurer : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + loirre, bait (of Germanic origin).]
(tr) to entice or tempt (someone) to a person or place or to a course of action; attract
attractiveness; appeal: the cottage's allure was its isolation.
[C15: from Old French alurer, from lure bait, lure]
v. -lured, -lur•ing,
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.
Past participle: allured
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|Noun||1.||allure - 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"
|Verb||1.||allure - dispose or incline or entice to; "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"|
1. To direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action: