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Synonyms for lure

Synonyms for lure

something that attracts, especially with the promise of pleasure or reward

something that leads one into a place or situation from which escape is difficult

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

to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

Synonyms for lure

qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward

anything that serves as an enticement

something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed

provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion

References in classic literature ?
At the very beginning of the war our armies were divided, and our sole aim was to unite them, though uniting the armies was no advantage if we meant to retire and lure the enemy into the depths of the country.
What to you the friendship of Lop-Ear, the warm lure of the Swift One, the lust and the atavism of Red-Eye?
The love of a strong man is ever a lure to a normal woman, and never more strongly did Dede feel the lure than now, looking across the closed gate at Burning Daylight.
With a bitter sigh, he resigned himself to the necessity of being as agreeable and amusing as ever: it was just possible that he might lure her into alluding to Alban Morris, if he began innocently by making her laugh.
A LION wishing to lure a Bull to a place where it would be safe to attack him, said: "My friend, I have killed a fine sheep; will you come with me and partake of the mutton?
He longed still to have her as his Queen, and at last he sent a messenger to lure the fair lady and the three brave brothers back to Ireland.
Everything is in this hour--the beauty of classic myths, the primal charm of the silent and the open, the lure of mystery.
Ah, that I knew how to lure you back with shepherds' flutes
It is romance which lures men to lead wild lives of outlawry and crime.
For so John Barleycorn tricks and lures, setting the maggots of intelligence gnawing, whispering his fatal intuitions of truth, flinging purple passages into the monotony of one's days.
If wenches will hang out lures for fellows, it is no matter what they suffer.
Lure still kept his hand in, even when up to his neck in bonds and gilts, playing shows wherever he could fit them into his hectic schedule, but earlier this year Lure hung up his trader's suit and brushed down his tiger-skin jacket to return to his first love.
Three different commercial odor lures were compared in the field: CeraTrap[R] (Bioiberica, Barcelona, Spain), Biolure[R] (Suterra LLC, Bend, Oregon, USA) and the liquid hydrolyzed protein lure commonly used to monitor Anastrepha species in Mexico.
Lauri sometimes caught 600 pounds offish a day with that new lure as the legend goes, and not surprisingly soon figured out he could sell the lures commercially.
8220;EZ Angler offers a fresh, new approach to the freshwater fishing market and as one of the leading providers of fishing tackle we are proud to support and back new initiatives that move the sport and recreational fishing industry forward,” said Blaise Michalchik owner of Johnstown, Pennsylvania based Lockett Lure Outlet.