allure

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. attraction, charm. —v. tempt, attract, charm, entice. See desire. Ant., repel, deter.
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(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. attraction, charm, lure, fascination; see appeal 3 , attraction 2 .
v.
Syn. attract, entice, intrigue, lure; see attract 2 , fascinate .
See Synonym Study at attract .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
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n.
attraction, magnetism, charm, appeal, sex appeal, fascination, temptation.
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v.
attract, entice, fascinate, bait, charm, seduce, tempt, captivate, beguile, lure, tantalize.
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action: appeal, attract, draw, entice, lure, magnetize, take. Informal: pull. See LIKE. 2. To beguile or draw into a wrong or foolish course of action: entice, inveigle, lure, seduce, tempt. Idiom: lead astray. See PERSUASION. II noun The power or quality of attracting: allurement, appeal, attraction, attractiveness, call, charisma, charm, draw, enchantment, enticement, fascination, glamour, lure, magnetism, witchery. Informal: pull. See LIKE.

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  • allure — [ alyr ] n. f. • 1170; de aller 1 ♦ Vitesse de déplacement. « Sa fébrilité lui avait fait accélérer l allure » (Martin du Gard). Rouler à toute allure, à vive allure. Forcer son allure. Loc. fam. À l allure où vont les choses, de la façon dont… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • alluré — allure [ alyr ] n. f. • 1170; de aller 1 ♦ Vitesse de déplacement. « Sa fébrilité lui avait fait accélérer l allure » (Martin du Gard). Rouler à toute allure, à vive allure. Forcer son allure. Loc. fam. À l allure où vont les choses, de la façon… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • allure — ALLURE. s. f. Démarche, façon de marcher. Contrefaire son allure. Je le reconnus à son allure. Ce chevala une allure fort douce. [b]f♛/b] En ce sens propre il n est d usage au pluriel qu en parlant Des chevaux. Ce cheval a les allures belles, de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

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  • Allure — Al*lure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Alluded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Alluring}.] [OF. aleurrer, alurer, fr. a (L. ad) + leurre lure. See {Lure}.] To attempt to draw; to tempt by a lure or bait, that is, by the offer of some good, real or apparent; to invite …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allure — steht für: Allure (Band), US amerikanische R B Band Pseudonym des niederländischen Trance DJ Tiësto Siehe auch: Allüre Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Allure — Al lure , n. [F.; aller to go.] Gait; bearing. [1913 Webster] The swing, the gait, the pose, the allure of these men. Harper s Mag. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allure — es una revista estadounidense de belleza femenina. Fue creada en 1991 y su editora es Linda Wells. La publicación abarca diferentes tópicos, todos relacionados con la belleza. Allure es publicada mensualmente por Condé Nast Publications en Nueva… …   Wikipedia Español

  • allure — (v.) c.1400, from Anglo Fr. alurer, O.Fr. aleurer to attract, captivate; train a falcon to hunt, from à to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + loirre falconer s lure, from a Frankish word (see LURE (Cf. lure)), perhaps influenced by Fr. allure gait, way of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • allure — [n] appeal attraction, bedroom eyes*, charisma, charm, come hither look*, come on*, enchantment, enticement, glamor, inveiglement, lure, magnetism, seductiveness, temptation, the jazz*; concepts 673,720 allure [v] entice attract, bait, beguile,… …   New thesaurus

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