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allurement


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Allurement  \Al*lure"ment\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  alluring;  temptation;  enticement. 
 
  Though  Adam  by  his  wife's  allurement  fell.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  That  which  allures;  any  real  or  apparent  good  held  forth, 
  or  operating,  as  a  motive  to  action  as  the  allurements 
  of  pleasure,  or  of  honor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  allurement 
  n  1:  attractiveness;  "its  allure  was  its  remoteness" 
  2:  the  power  to  entice  or  attract  through  personal  charm  [syn: 
  {allure},  {temptingness}] 
  3:  the  act  of  enticing  a  person  to  do  something  wrong  (as  an 
  offer  of  sex  in  return  for  money)  [syn:  {solicitation}] 




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