Definition of 'allure'
Example sentences containing 'allure'
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Pulling on the national jersey does not hold the same allure that it once did. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Resist the allure of anything with pyjama or jogging in its name unless you are truly going to bed or running. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You resist but their allure's too strong. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Having weathered years of outdoor existence, they have the added allure of holding their value. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She explains the allure perfectly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is racing's great allure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But while gold has great allure for decoration and a prominent status in myth, its role in modern economic history has been destructive. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And we lap it up, unable to resist the seductive allure of... maths. Times, Sunday Times (2015)With circumstances and your priorities changing, what's unappealing now could soon hold allure. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Be they daisies, lilies or roses, few women can resist the allure of a fragrant bloom. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet it is not just the taste of the most famous piece of silverware in the club game that holds the allure of the competition for Ferguson. The Sun (2009)We know that Strictly holds an odd allure for politicians past and present; maybe all that ducking and weaving feels familiar. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And if anyone the allure she stills holds for nation, billboards all down the advertise her as the cover for two glossy French this month. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'allure'
Used Occasionally. allure is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'allure'
British English: allure NOUN
The allure of something or someone is the pleasing or exciting quality that they have.
It's a game that has really lost its allure.
Definition of allure from the Collins English Dictionary
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