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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.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  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 previewHarley-Davidson and Philosophy (2013)

Full-Throttle Aristotle by Bernard E. Rollin, Cynthia Pineo, Kerri Mommer

Perhapsthe allure is the freedom of the openroad, orthe escape from conformity. Maybe itis the immediate bond and brotherhood shared with fellow riders. Itcouldbe thepride and reliabilityin the Americanmade machine. Whateverit is, over the ...

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 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 previewThe Overland Monthly (1919)

To tell the truth, sex and sex allure is the most over advertised commodity on earth. Sex, love, marriage, et cetera, have been press-agented by every poet from Homer and Omar ...

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 previewA Vision of Loveliness (2011)

by Louise Levene

Part Three Chapter 24 Your allure is a science. Take control of Part Three.

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 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 previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

allure. 22 allergen /al-ler-juhn/ n. a substance that causes an allergic reaction. allergenic /al-ler-jen-ik/ adj. likely to cause an allergic reaction. allergic adj. 1 caused by an allergy. 2 having an allergy. allergy n. (pl. allergies) a medical condition ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

« ALLURE, n.f. [from the verb.] Something set up to entice birds, or other things to it.

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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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Scrabble value of A1L1L1U1R1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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