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Definition of the noun allurement

What does allurement mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: allurements

  1. attractiveness
    • example: its allurement was its remoteness
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • more generic words: enticement / temptation = something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
  2. the power to entice or attract through personal charm
  3. the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of allurement: solicitation
    • more generic words: enticement / temptation = the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire

Alternative definition of the noun allurement


  1. attractiveness, allure or charisma
  2. an enticement, inducement or bait

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for allurement

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Google previewThe Music and Thought of Michael Tippett (2006)

Modern Times and Metaphysics by David Clarke

allurement is that of losing oneself in the past';33 Odysseus, tied to the ...

Google previewThere Was Only One Perfect Man Who Ever Lived, the Rest of Us Have to Swim (2007)

by Guy Parrish

This allurement is a double-edge sword: For many it has provided entertainment, yet ...

Google previewSoulcraft (2010)

Crossing into the Mysteries of Nature and Psyche by Bill Plotkin

We live disconnected from the evolving earth community, but our deepest allurement is a rich, intimate participation in nature and the ongoing adventure of the Universe. In this stunningly original and inspiring guidebook, Bill Plotkin shows us ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cremation (2016)

by Lewis H. Mates

allurement. This very plasticity of form and arrangement aiming at personalizing what is, otherwise, a relatively symbolically neutral space can yield its own negative value. For such a place is simply not part of a long-standing and specific ...

Google previewIrish-English English-Irish Easy Reference Dictionary (1998)

by Educational Company of Ireland

enticement, allurement 2. deception, disappointment mealltach adj 1. enticing, coaxing, seductive 2. deceptive, ...

Google previewAn English and Oordoo Dictionary, in Roman Characters (1845)

With the Accentuation of the Oordoo Words, Calculated to Facilitate Their Pronunciation by Europeans

Attraction, allurement, ...

Google previewNew Dictionary Armenian-English (2009)

by Matthias Bedrossian

bait, lure, decoy; fig, allurement, charm, attraction: match; percussion-cap; burn, burning, scorching; odour of burning or ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1U1R1E1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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