meaning of alluring

alluring meaning in General Dictionary

That allures attracting charming tempting

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  • very appealing and capable arouse hope or need
  • of Allure
  • That allures; attracting; charming; tempting.

alluring meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1530s, "action of drawing," spoken noun from allure (v.).

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  • "appealing to desires," 1570s, present participle adjective from allure (v.). Relevant: Alluringly.

alluring meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Allure

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  • (a.) That allures; attracting; charming; tempting.

Sentence Examples with the word alluring

The large expenditures of the French canal company made the department singularly alluring to corrupt officials of the central government, and Panama suffered severely before the liquidation of the company in 1889.

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