Alluring

  • 1 alluring — alluring; un·alluring; …

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  • 2 Alluring — Al*lur ing, a. That allures; attracting; charming; tempting. {Al*lur ing*ly}, adv. {Al*lur ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 alluring — index attractive, provocative, sapid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 alluring — attractive, charming, fascinating, bewitching, enchanting, captivating (see under ATTRACT vb) Analogous words: lovely, fair, *beautiful, pretty, bonny: seductive, enticing, tempting, luring (see corresponding verbs at LURE): beguiling, delusive… …

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  • 5 alluring — [adj] attractive beguiling, bewitching, captivating, charming, enticing, magnetic, seductive, tempting, winning; concepts 529,579 …

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  • 6 alluring — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ attractive; tempting. DERIVATIVES alluringly adverb …

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  • 7 alluring — [ə loor′iŋ, aloor′iŋ] adj. tempting strongly; highly attractive; charming alluringly adv …

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  • 8 alluring — [[t]əljʊ͟ərɪŋ, AM əl ʊrɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is alluring is very attractive. Why are the contents of the next person s shopping trolley always more alluring than one s own? ...the most alluring city in South East Asia. Syn …

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  • 9 alluring — {{11}}alluring (adj.) appealing to desires, 1570s, prp. adjective from ALLURE (Cf. allure) (v.). Related: Alluringly. {{12}}alluring (n.) 1530s, action of attracting, verbal noun from ALLURE (Cf. allure) (v.) …

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  • 10 alluring — adjective highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire an alluring prospect her alluring smile the voice was low and beguiling difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement a tempting invitation • Syn: ↑beguiling, ↑ …

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  • 11 Alluring — Allure Al*lure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Alluded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Alluring}.] [OF. aleurrer, alurer, fr. a (L. ad) + leurre lure. See {Lure}.] To attempt to draw; to tempt by a lure or bait, that is, by the offer of some good, real or apparent; to …

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  • 12 alluring — adjective attractive or desirable: a low, alluring voice …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 alluring — adjective an alluring hostess Syn: enticing, tempting, attractive, appealing, inviting, captivating, fetching, seductive; enchanting, charming, fascinating; informal come hither …

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  • 14 alluring — alluringly, adv. alluringness, n. /euh loor ing/, adj. 1. very attractive or tempting; enticing; seductive. 2. fascinating; charming. [1525 35; ALLURE1 + ING2] * * * …

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  • 15 alluring — 1. noun /ɚˈluɚ.rɪŋ,ɚˈlʊɚ.rɪŋ/ The action of the verb allure. 2. adjective /ɚˈluɚ.rɪŋ,ɚˈlʊɚ.rɪŋ/ Having the power to allure …

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  • 16 alluring — Synonyms and related words: adductive, appealing, appetizing, attracting, attractive, attrahent, beguiling, bewitching, blandishing, cajoling, captivating, catching, challenging, charismatic, charming, coaxing, come hither, coquettish, delusive,… …

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  • 17 alluring — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. attractive, charming, seductive, enticing, fascinating, tempting, bewitching, captivating, beguiling, irresistible, tantalizing, magnetic. ANT.: repulsive, repelling, nauseating II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective… …

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  • 18 alluring — al|lur|ing [ ə lurıŋ ] adjective attractive in an exciting way …

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  • 19 alluring — al lur·ing || É™rɪŋ adj. charming; enticing, appealing al·lure || É™ ljÊŠÉ™ v. tempt; charm, attract …

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  • 20 alluring — adjective powerfully attract or charm. → allure …

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