Alluring Al*lur"ing, a. That allures; attracting; charming; tempting. -- {Al*lur"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Al*lur"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • alluringly — alluring ► ADJECTIVE ▪ attractive; tempting. DERIVATIVES alluringly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • alluringly — adverb see allure I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • alluringly — See allurement. * * * …   Universalium

  • alluringly — adverb /əˈl(j)ʊrɪŋ/ In an alluring manner …   Wiktionary

  • alluringly — adv. charmingly; enticingly, temptingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alluringly — al·lur·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • alluringly — adverb see alluring …   Useful english dictionary

  • alluring — alluringly, adv. alluringness, n. /euh loor ing/, adj. 1. very attractive or tempting; enticing; seductive. 2. fascinating; charming. [1525 35; ALLURE1 + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • alluring — [[t]əljʊ͟ərɪŋ, AM əl ʊrɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is alluring is very attractive. Why are the contents of the next person s shopping trolley always more alluring than one s own? ...the most alluring city in South East Asia. Syn …   English dictionary

  • allure — I. transitive verb (allured; alluring) Etymology: Middle English aluren, from Middle French alurer, from Old French, from a (from Latin ad ) + lure, leure lure more at lure Date: 15th century to entice by charm or attraction Synonyms: see attract …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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