HyperDic: allurement

English > 3 senses of the word allurement:
NOUNcognitionallurementattractiveness
attributeallurement, allure, temptingnessthe power to entice or attract through personal charm
actallurement, solicitationthe act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)
English > allurement: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAttractiveness.
Example"its allurement was its remoteness"
Broadertemptation, enticementSomething that seduces or has the quality to seduce
Spanishfascinación
English > allurement: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe power to entice or attract through personal charm.
Synonymsallure, temptingness
NarrowerinvitationA tempting allurement
Broaderattraction, attractivenessThe quality of arousing interest
Spanishfascinación, seducción, tentación
Catalanfascinació, seducció, temptació
Verbsalluredispose or incline or entice to
English > allurement: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money).
Synonymsolicitation
Broaderenticement, temptationThe act of influencing by exciting hope or desire
Catalantemptació
Verbsalluredispose or incline or entice to

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