What does ALLUREMENT mean?

ALLUREMENT meaning in General Dictionary

The work alluring temptation enticement

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  • attractiveness
  • the energy to entice or attract through private allure
  • the work of enticing people to-do something wrong (as a provide of sex in substitution for cash)
  • The work alluring; urge; enticement.
  • That which allures; any genuine or apparent great held forth, or operating, as a motive to activity; because, the allurements of pleasure, or of honor.

ALLUREMENT meaning in Law Dictionary

the exemplary attraction to some thing or something like that that'll entice people to act. Eg a young child swimming an another individuals pool.

ALLUREMENT meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1540s, "means of alluring;" see allure + -ment. Indicating "act of alluring" is recorded from 1560s.

ALLUREMENT meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The work alluring; temptation; enticement.

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  • (letter.) What allures; any genuine or apparent good held forth, or working, as a motive to action; as, the allurements of pleasure, or of honor.

Sentence Examples with the word ALLUREMENT

The people of the west moved eastwards to slay their fellow men, and by the law of coincidence thousands of minute causes fitted in and co- ordinated to produce that movement and war: reproaches for the nonobservance of the Continental System, the Duke of Oldenburg's wrongs, the movement of troops into Prussia--undertaken (as it seemed to Napoleon) only for the purpose of securing an armed peace, the French Emperor's love and habit of war coinciding with his people's inclinations, allurement by the grandeur of the preparations, and the expenditure on those preparations and the need of obtaining advantages to compensate for that expenditure, the intoxicating honors he received in Dresden, the diplomatic negotiations which, in the opinion of contemporaries, were carried on with a sincere desire to attain peace, but which only wounded the self-love of both sides, and millions of other causes that adapted themselves to the event that was happening or coincided with it.

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