allurement

  • 1 Allurement — Al*lure ment, n. 1. The act alluring; temptation; enticement. [1913 Webster] Though Adam by his wife s allurement fell. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. That which allures; any real or apparent good held forth, or operating, as a motive to action; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 allurement — index bribery, cause (reason), decoy, incentive, inducement, invitation, seduction Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 allurement — (n.) 1540s, means of alluring; see ALLURE (Cf. allure) + MENT (Cf. ment). Meaning act of alluring is recorded from 1560s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 allurement — allure ► NOUN ▪ powerful attractiveness or charm. ► VERB ▪ strongly attract or charm. DERIVATIVES allurement noun. ORIGIN Old French aleurier, from Latin luere a lure …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 allurement — noun 1. attractiveness its allurement was its remoteness • Hypernyms: ↑temptation, ↑enticement 2. the power to entice or attract through personal charm • Syn: ↑allure, ↑temptingness …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 allurement — noun see allure I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 allurement — /euh loor meuhnt/, n. 1. fascination; charm. 2. the means of alluring. 3. the act or process of alluring. [1540 50; ALLURE1 + MENT] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 allurement — noun a) attractiveness, allure or charisma b) an enticement, inducement or bait …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 allurement — Synonyms and related words: adduction, adorability, affinity, agreeability, amiability, appeal, attractance, attraction, attractiveness, attractivity, bait, blandishment, cajolement, cajolery, call, capillarity, capillary attraction, centripetal… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 allurement — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The power or quality of attracting: allure, appeal, attraction, attractiveness, call, charisma, charm, draw, enchantment, enticement, fascination, glamour, lure, magnetism, witchery. Informal: pull. See LIKE. 2.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 allurement — al lure·ment || mÉ™nt n. attraction; enticement, temptation …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 allurement — n. 1. Enticement, temptation, seduction, seducement, solicitation, attraction, witchery. See allure. 2. Lure, decoy, bait …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 allurement — n 1. charm, magnetism, appeal, attraction; fascination, enchantment, entrancement, be witchery, bewitchment; captivation, seduction, seduce ment, ensnarement, entrapment. 2. temptation, enticement, lurement, beguilement, tantalization, teasing,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14 allurement — al·lure·ment …

    English syllables

  • 15 allurement — /əˈluəmənt/ (say uh loohuhmuhnt), /əˈljuə / (say uh lyoohuh ) noun 1. fascination; charm. 2. the means of alluring. 3. the act or process of alluring …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 allurement — An enticement; an attraction which, as in the case of an attractive nuisance, may constitute in law an implied invitation to a child to enter upon the premises. See 38 Am J1st Negl § 144 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 17 hold out allurement — index bait (lure), entrap, lure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 lack of allurement — index disincentive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 19 temptation — Allurement or inducement. Temptation is not always invitation. As the common law is understood by the most competent authorities, it does not excuse a trespasser because there is a temptation to commit, or hold property owners bound to… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 20 Mission (Christian) — A Christian mission has been widely defined, since the Lausanne Congress of 1974, as that which is designed to form a viable indigenous church planting movement. This definition is motivated by a theologically imperative theme of the Bible to… …

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