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ALLURE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does allure mean? 

ALLURE (noun)
  The noun ALLURE has 1 sense:

1. the power to entice or attract through personal charm

  Familiarity information: ALLURE used as a noun is very rare.


ALLURE (verb)
  The verb ALLURE has 1 sense:

1. dispose or incline or entice to

  Familiarity information: ALLURE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ALLURE (noun)


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Meaning:

The power to entice or attract through personal charm

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

allure; temptingness; allurement

Hypernyms ("allure" is a kind of...):

attraction; attractiveness (the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "allure"):

invitation (a tempting allurement)


ALLURE (verb)


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Meaning:

Dispose or incline or entice to

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

allure; tempt

Context example:

We were tempted by the delicious-looking food

Hypernyms (to "allure" is one way to...):

bid; invite (ask someone in a friendly way to do something)

"Allure" entails doing...:

appeal; attract (be attractive to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


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