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Pronunciation:  u'lûrmunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)
  2. [n]  the power to entice or attract through personal charm
  3. [n]  attractiveness; "its allure was its remoteness"

ALLUREMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: allure, solicitation, temptingness
 See Also: attraction, attractiveness, enticement, enticement, invitation, temptation, temptation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Al*lure"ment\, n.
1. The act alluring; temptation; enticement.

         Though Adam by his wife's allurement fell. --Milton.

2. That which allures; any real or apparent good held forth,
   or operating, as a motive to action; as, the allurements
   of pleasure, or of honor.

Thesaurus Terms
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