alluring alluring  /ə ˈlʊ rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's deep and content-rich, it's alluring, and, in the main, quite well-written.
  2. Though communism may have lost its fire, he remains the potent symbol of rebellion and the alluring zeal of revolution.
  3. All day long, at Central High School, girls sway and sneer and expose their soft bodies and alluring hair.

News

  1. Runway, your way: How to wear peekaboo and cutout fashions

    Wonder how to work catwalk cool into your own closet? Here’s how to translate the trends for real life. No doubt, there’s something alluring about catching a glimpse of skin via a woman’s peekaboo or cutout clothing – a shoulder, a back, a bit of décolletage. And the look was all over spring 2013 runways: [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Dividends and Emerging Markets are Toxic Brew for This ETF

    It feels like only yesterday that the combination of low volatility, high dividend stocks in the wrapper of an emerging markets ETF would be alluring to investors. Well, it was not that long ago, but that ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Za'atar: A Spice Mix With Biblical Roots And Brain Food Reputation

    This alluring spice mix has an incredible aroma and deep roots in the Middle East. For centuries, people have been eating za'atar not just for its savory taste but also for its reputed health benefits. Modern research confirms it's packed with antioxidants.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "We must resist measures, however superficially alluring, that could undermine the effective functioning of our cherished single market. National supervisors, such as the FSA, must remain responsible for supervising individual companies. Making...
    on Dec 2, 2009 By: Alistair Darling Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Great underwear is alluring and provocative, and so I wanted to work with someone who would make a real impression," Giorgio Armani said in the statement.
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Giorgio Armani Source: Reuters

  3. Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said: "Olga will play the dangerously alluring Camille, who challenges Bond and helps him come to terms with the emotional consequences of his lover Vesper Lynn's betrayal."
    on Jan 8, 2008 By: Barbara Broccoli Source: E Canada Now

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