[ UK /ɐlˈɔːɹɪŋ/ ]
[ US /əˈɫʊɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    an alluring prospect
    the voice was low and beguiling
    difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    a tempting invitation
    her alluring smile
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How To Use alluring In A Sentence

  • Just as Peter Crouch the binman may find his lanky frame considerably less alluring to the opposite sex. Archive 2009-07-01
  • Lawrence Pietroni has created two uniquely alluring charactersRuby and Isaand spins a story that feels mythical or folkloric, that is driven by a mystery, throbs with tension, and ends in conflagration. Ruby's Spoon: Summary and book reviews of Ruby's Spoon by Anna Lawrence Pietroni.
  • The trade-off between performance, fees and illiquidity will make hedge funds much less alluring in the future. Times, Sunday Times
  • They both tried to talk of ordinary things for the few moments before that meal was announced, and then some kind of devilment seemed to come into Amaryllis -- nothing could have been more seductive or alluring than her manner, while keeping to strict convention. The Price of Things
  • Yet afterwards, when accustomedness had brought its reward of speed, there was still for Billy no time; for increased knowledge had only opened the way to other paths, untrodden and alluring. Miss Billy -- Married
  • Tigers are alluring animals and stories about them always have a magnetic appeal.
  • Alaska showed itself to be wild, rugged, unforgiving - yet at the same time alluring and welcoming.
  • Her chasteness was somehow the outward proof, the external manifestation, of a potential for sexual abandon all the more alluring for being hidden, invisible.
  • Valleys and sweet plains, waterfalls and rivers, glades where lovers would have walked and confluences where towns could have been built, the lovely island had all these accouter-ments, these alluring invitations to civilization. Hawaii
  • At first sight, they appear as alluring as a soft-top sports car - glamorous, flash and a little racy.
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