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Word Example of - allurement

    Example Sentences for allurement

    How true was this dream of theirs gathering detail and allurement as it passed from sire to son!

    "If I give her to them, she will never be a widow," was the allurement there.

    There was allurement in his presence quite different from that of any other.

    It is a peaceful scene, not without something of allurement.

    This bluff kindness, joined to the allurement of his powerful form, profoundly affected the girl.

    She gets the charm and the allurement of the growing bud on life's tree.

    He withstood the temptation, mindful of his marriage-vow: she used every allurement; but he was resolute.

    This is the allurement of war, its persistent illusion, perhaps.

    Of all these tales, those of the border naturally had most allurement.

    Her mediumship, so vital to the world, so sacred in his eyes, had but added to her allurement.

Word Origin & History of - allurement

    Word Origin & History

    allurement 1540s, "means of alluring" (see allure). Meaning "act of alluring" is recorded from 1560s.

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