Synonyms for allure
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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,"
GoldsmithDeserted 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.
Allure to a course; allure by hopes; allure from evil to good.
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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.
It faces challenges including mixed reviews and fans of the original questioning the need for this newly re-imagined telling, but it's looking like the allure of the film, particularly for kids, will be incredibly strong, any negative reviews that may influence parents will likely be offset by their children who are absolutely going to be a strong influence on their parent's decision to head to the multi-plex.
This is a challenge we can sink our teeth into as engineers and I personally want to pursue not just performance but also a new allure for the internal combustion engine that the world has yet to see.
The circumstances surrounding the use of deadly force demonstrate that such force was justified under the circumstances known to the officers, the attempts by the attorneys to mislead the public and now the filing of a frivolous suit against the DA's Office is yet another example that they are motivated not by the pursuit of justice but the allure of monetary gain.
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.
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- съблазнявам, изкушавам, привлекателност, привличамBulgarian
- verlocken, Reiz, Verlockung, Anziehungskraft, lockenGerman
- fascinación, seducir, atractivo, atraer, encanto, cautivarSpanish
- viehättää, houkutella, vetovoima, houkuttaa, viehätysFinnish
- séduire, attiranceFrench
- attrazione, fascino, sedurre, incanto, ammaliamento, allettare, richiamo, ammaliare, incantare, affascinare, attrarreItalian
- 魅惑, 魅力Japanese
- verleiden, aantrekkelijkheidDutch
- drag, allureNorwegian
- czar, przyciągać, nęcić, wabić, powabPolish
- atrativo, seduzirPortuguese
- прельстить, прельщать, привлекательность, завлечь, завлекать, заманить, заманиватьRussian
- шарм, привабливістьUkrainian
- quyến rũVietnamese
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