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Definition of the noun allurement

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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

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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 previewThe Dynamic Human (2016)

by Maciej Henneberg, Arthur Saniotis

Allurement is the integument of existence. Keywords: Amalgamations, Big Bang, Communitas, Hajj, Integration, Multiverse, Panspermia, Symbolic consciousness, Tardigrades, The centre. INTRODUCTION In the previous chapters, several ...

Google previewFading Capitalism, Socialism, and True Economy (2016)

A Sustainable Response To Global Financial Crisis by Silas Titus

The allurement is the agricultural subsidies offered by the advanced economies which cause the rest to make the trade-off that undercuts local food markets in the developing nations with destructive effects. The corporate power can rapidly ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language ... (1839)

by Samuel Johnson

that which draws or incites, allurement, except that attractive is of good or a indifferent sense, and allurement generally bad. Art R.A/ctively, at-track/tiv-le, power of attracting or drawing.

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 previewAn English-Konkani Dictionary (1883)

by Angelus Francis Xavier Maffei

give allurement; talnio ghal = put temptations; nadi kar; fus- lai; piso kar = make mad, fg- Allurement, J. vodni, -dne,/.; fu- slaunen, -nea, umalai, -ye,/. Allusion, s. sar, -ri,/. Ally, s. ist, -ta, m. = l. friend; solleagar, -ra, m.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

ALLUREMENT, al-lure'ment, s. That which allures; any real or apparent good held forth, or operating as a motive to action; temptation; enticement. To shun the allurement is ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

AlluREMENT, al-lure'ment, s. That which allures; any real or apparent good held forth, or operating as a motive to action; temptation; enticement. - To shun the allurement is not hard To minds resolv'd, forewarn'd, and well prepar'd; But ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language: in Wich the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers ... By Samuel Johnson. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1. [-2.] (1777)

Against allurement, custom, and a world Offended; fearless of reproach, and fcorn, Orviclence. Milton's Paradife Lost .

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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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