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1. allure

noun. ['əˈlʊr'] the power to entice or attract through personal charm.

Synonyms

  • temptingness
  • attraction
  • allurement
  • invitation

Antonyms

  • unattractive
  • attractive
  • ugliness
  • repulsion

Etymology

  • aleurer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word allure


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can even add a dollop of peanut butter for added allure.

Quotes containing the word allure


1. The magic of purpose and of love in its purest form. Not televison love, with its glare and hollow and sequined glint; not sex and allure, all high shoes and high drama, everything both too small and in too much excess, but just love. Love like rain, like the smell of a tangerine, like a surprise found in your pocket.
- Deb Caletti, Honey, Baby, Sweetheart

2. Worship your body, beauty, and sexual allure and you will die a million deaths before they finally grieve you.
- David Foster Wallace

2. allure

verb. ['əˈlʊr'] dispose or incline or entice to.

Synonyms

  • invite
  • tempt
  • appeal
  • attract

Antonyms

  • underbid
  • outbid
  • dissuade
  • oppose

Etymology

  • aleurer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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