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allure
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Frankenstein
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  • God, in pity, made man beautiful and alluring, after his own image; but my form is a filthy type of yours, more horrid even from the very resemblance.
  • The vegetables in the gardens, the milk and cheese that I saw placed at the windows of some of the cottages, allured my appetite.
  • "It was noon when I awoke, and allured by the warmth of the sun, which shone brightly on the white ground, I determined to recommence my travels; and, depositing the remains of the peasant’s breakfast in a wallet I found, I proceeded across the fields for several hours, until at sunset I arrived at a village.

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  • Against her better judgement, she let herself be allured.
  • There was nothing to allure her now; duty would be easy, and all the old calm purposes would reign peacefully once more.
    Eliot, George  --  The Mill on the Floss

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