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.
Romance never sang to him her siren song, and Adventure had never shouted in his sluggish blood.
FILE May 14 1979 BIRTH: Co Kildare Siren Song, July 15 1995 FESTIVAL (leading rider Walsh split from Nicholls in 2013 to ride full-time for Mullins, who had supplied his second National victor, Hedgehunter, in 2005.
I'm gearing up to start rabbit hunting with some buddies starting this Saturday, and am debating between my 10" Contender and the .410 barrel--we usually all go with .410 handguns--or the siren song of my little Stephens .410 stack barrel.
SIREN SONG Smith as Manson with followers in film Charlie Says PURE EVIL Manson &, left, Mirror coverage
The book's central long poem, 36 pages in length, consists of faux Facebook statuses that weave together pop culture, literary references, philosophy, mysticism, and moreall in a mix of outrageous puns: "Ulysses is listening to Siren Song on Spotify" goes one line; "William Wordsworth is wandering lonely on iCloud" is another.
But the siren song of politics beckoned and he returned full time to prepare for Election 1999.
RISE AGAINST - WOLVES HHH HH RISE Against have provided some of the more recognisable punk rock tracks in recent years, and the albums that contained them (including 2004's Siren Song Of The Counter Culture) were more overtly political than recent offerings - including Wolves.
She also screened four short samples from her ongoing documentary film project, Siren Song: Pakistani Women Singers.
She will also screen four short samples from her ongoing documentary film project, Siren Song: Pakistani Women Singers.
Danes would have heard the siren song of movies even had the series aired several more years.
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."