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Synonyms for allure

to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

to beguile or draw into a wrong or foolish course of action

Synonyms for allure

the power to entice or attract through personal charm

dispose or incline or entice to

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The allurements that an independent Kurdistan could proffer in return would include its role as a potential source of much-needed, abundant and reliable oil supplies, as a stable, accommodating ally and buffer between it and a hostile Iraq and Iran, and even -- in a policy option as extraordinary as Turkey's own -- as a collaborator in containing fellow Kurds, such as the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK.
He told the court: "It's apparent he married this defendant when she was but 17 and, whatever allurements he offered, it became clear he was a mean and controlling figure.
Of course, the point of the Bible is that the King of kings is holy and worthy of worship and obedience because God is apart from the allurements of the world.
Sometimes it takes outsiders to remind us of our allurements.
Christians should denounce and refrain from offering all forms of allurements, including financial incentives and rewards, in their acts of service.
The problem may be that the membership is weakened by the challenges and allurements that the larger culture presents.
ABU DHABI | Boasting of the worldEoe1/4aos fastest rollercoaster Eoe1/4" travelling at speeds exceeding 200km/h Eoe1/4" emulating the sensation of being in a Ferrari F1, state-of-the-art racing simulators and other fast-paced allurements, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will be an irresistible attraction for the driver in you when it opens in the second half of this year.
These guys have refused all allurements to migrate to Israel because they love their home country and they should not be rewarded by relocation which will not hit the nail on the head for what we need is tolerance.
But Hersch's difficulties remind us that for all its undeniable allurements, New Orleans historiography is a conceptual and methodological quagmire from which few emerge unscathed.
Affectionately described as the loveliest place to live in Germany due to its cultural and natural allurements, Freiburg, a city of approximately 85,000 inhabitants (many of them pensioners and tourists), small and specialized enterprises serving a regional market, and with a renowned university, at first embraced the war with great enthusiasm.
Mike's mid-1970s to mid-'80s drawings (all pen and ink, felt pen, or watercolor) are gonzo allurements that do for all the paradoxical curvaceous va-va-vaoom of the well-built male physique what R.
For in the daily practice of their religion at Lourdes the simple faithful were concerned with neither of these, precisely because this practice so relentlessly broke down the barriers between their traditional faith sensibilities and the apparently irresistible allurements of industrial commerce.
They have created all types of allurements to entice visitors: some real, others in the world of fantasy.
Much more so than the medalhao, who had recourse to the appearance of prestige through career, politics, and business associations, the Brazilian woman was forced to seek social advancement almost exclusively by way of physical appearance and sensual allurements which, if successfully deployed, would allow her to advance through marriage.
Calvert finely ponrtrayed [sic] the struggle between the attachment of the honourable and holy state of connubial love to Bianca, and the perilous allurements of a guilty passion for the Marchesa Aldabella.