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Antonyms for allure
əˈlʊər

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term allure.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. allure, allurement, temptingness(verb)

    the power to entice or attract through personal charm

    Synonyms:
    temptingness, solicitation, allurement

  2. tempt, allure(verb)

    dispose or incline or entice to

    "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"

    Synonyms:
    invite, influence, tempt, entice, lure, charm

Wiktionary

  1. allure(verb)

    Synonyms:
    attract, decoy, seduce, tempt, entice

  2. allure(verb)

    To entice; to attract.

    Synonyms:
    tempt, seduce, attract, decoy, entice

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. allure

    To allure is to draw as with a lure by some charm or some prospect of pleasure or advantage. We may attract others to a certain thing without intent; as, the good unconsciously attract others to virtue. We may allure either to that which is evil or to that which is good and noble, by purpose and endeavor, as in the familiar line, "Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way," Goldsmith Deserted Village, l. 170. Lure is rather more akin to the physical nature. It is the word we would use of drawing on an animal. Coax expresses the attraction of the person, not of the thing. A man may be coaxed to that which is by no means alluring. Cajole and decoy carry the idea of deceiving and ensnaring. To inveigle is to lead one blindly in. To tempt is to endeavor to lead one wrong; to seduce is to succeed in winning one from good to ill. Win may be used in either a bad or a good sense, in which latter it surpasses the highest sense of allure, because it succeeds in that which allure attempts; as, "He that winneth souls is wise," Prov. xi, 30.

    Antonyms:
    chill, damp, deter, dissuade, drive away, repel, warn

    Synonyms:
    attract, cajole, captivate, coax, decoy, draw, entice, inveigle, lure, seduce, tempt, win

    Preposition:
    Allure to a course; allure by hopes; allure from evil to good.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. allure

    Antonyms:
    alarm, deter, terrify, scare, warn

    Synonyms:
    entice, seduce, attract, tempt, decoy, inveigle, wheedle, lure, cajole

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. allure(v)

    Synonyms:
    entice, lure, tempt, decoy, seduce, tweedle

How to use allure in a sentence?

  1. Ashley Hlebinsky:

    I think a lot of it has to do with the allure and the mystique, why was it leaning up against that tree, how long has it been there, who left it and why.

  2. Nick Rose:

    Between Allure of the Seas, which debuted in 2010, and Harmony of the Seas, which comes out next year, our ships have gotten 25 percent more efficient.

  3. Marleine Bastien:

    They were calling from China, from Venezuela. Coming here with cases of money ! We used to think that the allure of Little Haiti was the fact that it's close to downtown, close to both airports and close to the beach. Unbeknownst to us, it's because we are positioned at a higher altitude.

  4. Jimmy Carter:

    Rosalynn and I are saddened by the passing of former First Lady Nancy Reagan. She will always be admired for her strength of conviction and her lifelong devotion to her husband, her 'just say no' campaign prevented many young people from falling prey to the allure of drug use; and her advocacy for stem cell research raised public awareness and influenced decision makers about vital research for Alzheimer's disease. We extend our condolences to her family at this difficult time.

  5. Chris McGoey:

    Airbnb private rentals are different and more relaxed than staying in an established-branded hotel. I guess that’s the allure and the fact that you can sometimes find a fabulous deal in a great location. But this story points out that making private arrangements can be hit and miss because of lack of oversight, quality control, and compliance with regulations designed to protect guests, in a hotel we take things for granted like a local direct-dial phone, an on-duty operator, and desk staff.

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