[ UK /ɐlˈɔː/ ]
[ US /əˈɫʊɹ/ ]
  1. dispose or incline or entice to
    We were tempted by the delicious-looking food
  1. the power to entice or attract through personal charm
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How To Use allure In A Sentence

  • ‘She's naturally flirtatious and not exactly shy about being charming towards gentlemen ’, says one who has experienced her allure.
  • In the midday sun, the allure of a golden-globed Orthodox church was matched only by the three blue spires atop the straight-backed cathedral.
  • An ‘attractive absence of progress’, added to its more-or-less unpolluted environment, seem to be bringing the island an irresistible allure.
  • Slick, ultraviolent advertising campaigns and an energetic presence on social media have added to the group's allure. Times, Sunday Times
  • Sami initially sees his love for Muntaha in poetic terms, likening her beauty and allure to the Sumerian artefacts in front of which he first encounters her, an orientalization that is later echoed by Gabor. The Jakarta Post Breaking News
  • Contemporary American adolescents have become much more work oriented generally then those of a generation or so ago, mostly because they have been exposed to the costly allurements of a consumption-obsessed America.
  • Yet it is not just the taste of the most famous piece of silverware in the club game that holds the allure of the competition for Ferguson. The Sun
  • Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but the allure of affordable-luxury businesses such as day spas and beauty salons is positively irresistible.
  • Part of the continuing allure of police action films is the chance to get under the skin of a criminal, to glimpse into an alien world.
  • The story of the universe is a mythic drama of creativity, allurement, relation, and grace.
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