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Allure (the power to entice by charm) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

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Definition of the noun allure

What does allure mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: allures

  1. the power to entice or attract through personal charm

Definition of the verb allure

What does allure mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: allured | alluring | allures

  1. dispose or incline or entice to

Alternative definition of the verb allure


  1. [transitive] To attempt to draw; to tempt by a lure or bait, that is, by the offer of some good, real or apparent; to invite by something flattering or acceptable; to entice; to attract.


  1. Allure is a New York-based R&B girl group that formed in the early 1990s as a quartet, now a trio. Original members were Alia Davis, Linnie Belcher, Lalisha Sanders and Akissa Mendez.
  2. Allure: Since 2011 year project Allure represents Tijs Verwest, Wouter and Sjoerd Janssen and David van den Hurk.

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  1. "Allure": Allure is the first album by the band Allure, released in 1997 via Mariah Carey's label, Crave Records.
  2. "Allure" is a musical album of Becky Fox.
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  3. "Allure" is a musical album of Workshy.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  4. "Allure" is a musical single of Dezza.
  5. "Allure" is a musical EP of Fovea Hex.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  6. "Allure" is a musical album of George Davidson.


Allure is a fictional character from the film Wild East.


Allure is a U.S. women’s beauty magazine, published monthly by Conde Nast in New York City. It was founded in 1991 by editor in chief Linda Wells, who has been at the helm of the magazine ever since. A signature of the magazine is its annual Best of Beauty awards—accolades given in the October issue to beauty products deemed the best by magazine staff.

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Google previewTraining Tessa (2016)

by Debra Doggett

Allure is the promise of pleasure delivered through sight, through scent, through the calculated movements of the human body as it begins the dance ...

Google previewFreedom of Artistic Expression (2013)

Essays on Culture and Legal Censure by Paul Kearns

social allure is a matter of debate, but as a matter of popular sociology2 it is sometimes alleged that artistic creation is understood in terms of some kind of magical process, which consequently. 1 A shorter precursor of part of this essay, on a ...

Google previewReports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of South Dakota (1917)

by South Dakota. Supreme Court

ineffectual; the only penalty for such (allure is that prescribed by said section, which is that the property not included shall not be exempt. Appeal from Municipal Court, Sioux Falls. .Hon. ALPHA M. ( lax, Judge. ' Action by the Drake Marble 81 ...

Google previewOdd Derivations of Words, Phrases, Slang, Synonyms and Proverbs (1900)

Olla Podrida, Potpouri, Salmagundi, Melange by William Hardcastle Browne

ALLURE. Lat. a bait. Synonyms — Lure, tempt, draw, seduce, captivate, win, persuade, entice, decoy, attract, coax, cajole, inveigle, lure. To allure is an external act, as prospect of ...

Google previewDead Lee's 2015 Guide To Haunted Chicago

by John Petz

Adding to its allure is the fact that the movie "The Lake House" starring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock. The house with glass walls was built especially for the movie and was taken down once filming was complete. However... during the ...

Google previewThe Book for Dangerous Women (2012)

A Guide to Modern Life by Clare Conville

Allure is an ageless quality that combines sexuality with ancient wisdom, secret confidence, inner depth and the ability to remain still in a busy room. Contemporary ideas of beauty and the overexposure of models and actresses in newspapers ...

Google previewThe Theatrical Gamut (1995)

Notes for a Post-Beckettian Stage by Enoch Brater

Theater being here & now, its base allure is that of life. Its stuff, uniquely for art, is living: its progression, haltings, alterings, its reversals, its alternates. This dispensation that is theater is a pocket, bracketed, parenthesis within which to ( literally) ...

Google previewThe Wealth Code 2.0 (2013)

How the Rich Stay Rich in Good Times and Bad by Jason Vanclef

The allure is the exclusivity, almost country club feel, for investors with high account minimums, and the positive spin with which they promote performance fees. Performance fees are the fees paid for those returns a hedge fund makes over ...

Google previewThe Husserl Dictionary (2012)

by Dermot Moran, Joseph Cohen

Allure, stimulus (Reiz) See also drive, instinct Husserl uses the term Reiz meaning 'allure' or 'stimulus' (originally found in nineteenth-century psychologists who referred to the stimulation of the nervous system) to refer to the kind of attraction ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

ALLURE', v. Allure', n. Allure'ment, Allur' eu ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

ALLURE', 1:. Fr. alleur , - allure,from the verb ALLURE'MENT, aller, to go; is a way or path: ALLUR'XNG.

Google previewМорской техническій словарь ... Polyglot Naval Technical Dictionary ... Dictionnaire Technique Polyglotte des termes de la Marine, etc. Pt. 1., livr. 1-5. Eng., Fr. and Russ (1863)

by Andrei Mikhailovich ENGEL

allure. Холъ плавки n1» доиенной печи. 16556. cold proceso, techn. allure froide. Холодный ходъ планки B1. доменпой печи, когда. руда трудно плавится и оттого продолжительное время находится под . animiert.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1805)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson

To ALLURE. v. a. Lleurer, Fr. Mooren, Dutch; belaenen, Sax.

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The U.S has acquired reservoirs of goodwill around the globe over many years. But it is clear - from polling data and ample anecdotal evidence - that America is losing its allure in much of the world. (Lee H. Hamilton)
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