allurement allurement

Definition(s):

  1. (n) attractiveness
  2. (n) the power to entice or attract through personal charm
  3. (n) the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The allurement of Georgia hospitality.
  2. The tea ceremony, the fan, the kimono, flower arranging, the obi, the intricate hairdo, the beautifully mannered deferenceall became subtle weapons of allurement.
  3. The allurement is the sport's unhurried solitude.

News

  • Beware of the wild ones: Kisskill at the Windsor

    Posted in Fashion / Fashion blog / Fashion photo shoots / Fashion pictures How do you make a lingerie shoot stand out in a way that reads excitement, fun and above all allurement, without applying to the fashionable but classic recipes? Photographer Peter Coulson chose the wild road, highlighting the fabulous pieces of lingerie signed by Kisskill in an untamed editorial, photographed at the ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  1. "All participants were unanimous that religious conversions or re-conversions, using coercive, fraudulent and allurement-based means or through denigration of others' faiths, are condemnable and must be stopped," Advani said.
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: LK Advani Source: Expressindia.com

  2. "There is a need to go into the root cause. We very strongly feel that Christian missionaries should not be allowed to give allurement to Hindus or for that matter anyone to convert them," Singh said. "Missionaries have been allowed into the...
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Rajnath Singh Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  3. "Some religious institutions, bodies and individuals are involved in unlawful conversion by allurement or by fraudulent means or forcibly," Gulab Chand Kataria, Rajasthan's interior minister, said. "In order to curb such illegal activites and...
    on Apr 7, 2006 By: Gulab Chand Kataria Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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