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  • n  the power to entice or attract through personal charm
  • v  dispose or incline or entice to

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  • Retro Modernism A look at the allure of the 1950s .
  • The fact that only 150 are for sale at any given time adds to the allure of owning one.
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  • Hysteria over leaks
    Spy work holds deep allure for many people. My own career as a secret agent began as an outgrowth of training beagle hunting dogs. See, I needed new antennas for the little radio transmitters in the animals' collars — which combined with a directional antenna and multi-channel receiver helped me bring the little rascals home alive at day's end. by Gene Lyons Spy work holds deep allure for many ...
    June 12, 2013 - Arkansas Times
  • America's best little beach towns
    Nightlife-driven souls looking for Floridian action point their convertibles toward the likes of Fort Lauderdale and Key West. But a certain quieter, off-the-radar destination on the state's Gulf Coast holds a different kind of allure.
    June 12, 2013 - CNN
  • Israel’s Fischer Sees Rout Easing Currency Wars Concern
    The push for central banks to devalue their currencies and protect exporters is fading as rising Treasury yields diminish the allure of assets in emerging markets, Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer said.
    June 12, 2013 - Bloomberg

  • Joe Lieberman in ZDNet Australia
    For all of its 'user-friendly' allure, the internet can also be a dangerous place with electronic pipelines that run directly into everything from our personal bank accounts to key infrastructure to government and industrial secrets,he said....
  • President Bush in International Herald Tribune
    Comparing Iraq with earlier wars, Bush said, "The question now before us comes down to this: 'Will today's generation of Americans resist the deceptive allure of retreat and do in the Middle East what veterans in this room did in Asia?'"
  • Dominique de Villepin in International Herald Tribune
    Through his voice, his allure, his panache, Philippe Noiret knew how to seize and express something within the French soul,Villepin said in a statement. "The silhouette and the voice, so tender and familiar, will be missed by all."

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