verb (allur, ing)
- The power to attract, entice; the quality causing attraction.
- (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.
Etymology: From aleurrer ("alurer"), from a (Latin ad) + leurre ("lure"). See "lure".
- With promised joys allured them on. --Falconer.
- The golden sun in splendor likest Heaven Allured his eye. --Milton.
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