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Word: allure

Definition: entice; attract; tempt


Sentences Containing 'allure'

"The imposing style of these medieval mansions held a special allure for Lindsey, who, besides being a successful businessman, was also a poet and playwright.
By juxtaposing the urban tango—an erotic Argentine dance that arrived in Russia in 1913 via Paris—with the cows of rural Russia, Kamensky captured the tension poets and artists felt between the recovery of a rural past and the allure of an urban present in creating their art of the future.
Despite the allure of free lunch-food in the government schools, many parents send their children to private schools.
Each of the three represents a different aspect of Sephiroth - Kadaj his cruelty, Loz his strength, and Yazoo his allure.
He also did not perceive it as a romantic story stating: "Ste and Brendan's scenes do have an element of sexual allure since the actors have chemistry, but there's too much darkness and manipulation on the edges of every scene to make real romance even possible".
In 1997 he moved to New York City and started his commercial photography career, over time providing catalog images, editorial and fashion shots, and working for publications including "New York Times Magazine", "Allure", "Spin", "Vice" and "Wired".
In South America a 1.6 L diesel engine, known as a HDi (Allure,Feline/Griffe), is sold alongside the 2.0 L petrol engine (Allure, Feline/Griffe) and 1.6L THP petrol engine (Sport) with six-speed automatic transmission.
In spite of representative honours and the allure of the Sydney first grade competition Weissel played his entire club football career in the Riverina with five different clubs including Wagga Wagga.
It ought neither to force nor to allure into either of those two channels a greater share of the capital of the country, than what would naturally flow into them of its own accord.
One of the most prevalent issues on South Maury Island is the destruction of eelgrass beds with the proposed expansion by Glacier Northwest. Part of the allure of the Maury Island location is the site's proximity to the Puget Sound waterway.
Petty and Schafer later reflected that the use of dolls, a common toy, would help to make the game appealing to the casual player, as they would quickly understand the mechanics of stacking and unstacking, while still having an allure for hardcore players with deeper gameplay mechanics.
She has walked for numerous designers in New York, London, Milan and Paris, including Shiatzy Chen, Calvin Klein, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs, Zac Posen, Givenchy, Gucci, Valentino, Louis Vuitton and Versace, Elie Saab and appeared in editorials for American and Korean "W", American "Elle", "Allure", "i-D", French and Japanese "Numéro", "Vanity Fair", "Dazed Confused", and American, Australian, Italian, French, British, Korean, German, Japanese, Chinese, Turkish, Portuguese, Teen, and Latin American"Vogue" magazines.
The erotic allure of the beautiful Polish boy Tadzio corresponds to the Asiatic-flabby ("asiatisch-schlaff") Russian Madame Chauchat.
The North Face's wilderness chic's allure has resulted in wearers of the line becoming the targets of robbery.
To increase his allure with a touch of exoticism, he changed his name to "Chung Ling Soo" and took his show to Europe.

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