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allure

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Definition to tempt or attract
  • 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
  • Well, do change it, allure me with something else, give me another ideal.
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor  --  Notes from the Underground
  • Not in the wildest days of his boyish visions could he have seen the alluring shape of such an extraordinary success!
    Joseph Conrad  --  Lord Jim
  • Her tenacity fascinated him, and yes, allured him.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • ARIEL Ariel's song is heavenly-pure, His tones are sweet and rare ones: Though ugly faces he allure, Yet he allures the fair ones.
    Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)  --  Faust
  • How alluring, how dazzling it is!
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • Marsha's alluring eyes and shiny auburn hair almost made me faint.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • It was a magnificent outline, incredible, alluring, unfathomable in its nameless certainty.
    Zane Grey  --  The Lone Star Ranger
  • But Russia had always had a certain allure ever since I'd watched so many brilliant Russian dancers in those videos back at the Beijing Dance Academy.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao's Last Dancer
  • But on quitting Bulstrode after that conversation, a very alluring idea occurred to him about this said letting of Stone Court.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • I realized that I was now left to myself and to the theater, and I went with curiosity from door to door and read on each its alluring invitation.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • For another, I think he is allured here by a mastering desire, stronger than his caution.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Two Towers
  • I guess there's something very alluring about that to some kids.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • It's a private tour," Alice said, flashing an alluring smile.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • She was magnificently a specimen of the illiterate divorcee of forty made up to look thirty, clever, and alluring.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • She tried to recover from her fright and to look alluring, but the attempt was so pathetic that it saddened Augustus.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • But otherwise I'm sure I looked rather alluring.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • The singing, thundering, magical words made her seem doubly dangerous, doubly alluring.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Babbitt had uneasily felt that to many men she might be alluring; now he admitted that to himself she was overwhelmingly alluring.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt

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