Definition of alluring in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈl(j)ʊərɪŋ/


Powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating; seductive: the town offers alluring shops and restaurants
More example sentences
  • Madeline had chosen a tasteful yet alluring little black dress for Elizabeth to wear.
  • Such entertainments offered alluring images of appealing stars surrounded by an abundance of consumer goods.
  • Jane smiled at him with a newly found boldness that he found very alluring.



Pronunciation: /əˈl(j)ʊərɪŋli/
Example sentences
  • The fabulous thing about these brownies is that each one is different, depending on which sweetie happens to be sunk alluringly into the mixture.
  • Each table is decorated with carefully attended tealights which allow lovers to stare alluringly into each others eyes.
  • But Ferrick's a resourceful alley cat of a performer, and the angst she suffers seeps alluringly into her croaky, staccato vocals and percussive acoustic guitar strums.

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