[ US /ˈɫʊɹ/ ]
[ UK /lˈɔː/ ]
  1. anything that serves as an enticement
  2. something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
  3. qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
  1. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
    He lured me into temptation
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How To Use lure In A Sentence

  • Recent studies have revealed a correlation between prognosis in heart failure and plasma levels of such neurohormones as endothelin, norepinephrine and renin, among others.
  • This not only prevents the paint from being absorbed once the background's applied, it's also vital for craquelure to be successful. ALASTAIR MCLEAN'S 'NIGHT WATCH'
  • Metformin and sulfonylurea drugs -- the latter a class of diabetes drugs including glyburide, glipizide, chlorpropamide, tolbutamide and tolazamide -- are often among the first medications prescribed to lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Drug linked to increased risk for older diabetics
  • It is the failure of the diaphragmatic pinchcock to open, as in the normal deglutitory cycle, rather than a spasmodic tightness, that obstructs the food. Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery
  • Sometimes, when people die of heart failure, they first suffer angor animi, anguish of the soul. Times, Sunday Times
  • After putting its energy into the 2008 acquisition of Northwest Airlines, the Atlanta-based carrier plans to spend more than $2 billion through 2013 to lure travelers with new flat-bed seats, video on demand and upgraded facilities in hotly contested markets such as New York. Delta Refocuses
  • The French and Dutch results were punishment for political failure on a grand scale.
  • Restlessness is discontent - and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man - and I will show you a failure. Thomas A. Edison 
  • Retrieve the lure rapidly in skips and skitters over the tops of lily pads, along log edges, and above the weeds. Bait and Switch
  • Urging fellow MPs to buy ozone-friendly products, she said failure to do so would leave the world without an ozone layer. ANC Daily News Briefing
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