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allure

A popular, non-medical term for (sexual) attractiveness.
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A visual arts exhibition exploring enticement, allurement and attention.
268) due to the ambiguity surrounding their nuclear programs, fear of past hostilities, allurement of preemptive strike, lack of effective command and control mechanisms and the prevalent social and political turmoil in the region.
Later, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa enacted laws that prohibited conversion by force, fraud and allurement.
Otherwise this chronicle of kinetic art and artistic photography is a doozy of an allurement to automobile enthusiasts.
There is a wall around this President, a wall he did not know existed when he made his famous speech in Berlin when still a candidate; a wall he did not know he could not tear down even if he became President; a wall that has been built by powers that control America not by the people of America; a wall that uses fear as its mortar, bigotry and racism as its buttress, coercion as its cement, and money as its allurement to maintain control.
But he added: "It has long been recognised that scaffolding can be an allurement to children.
Bonfires are an allurement to younger people who underestimate the danger.
CONTENTS I Introduction II The Facts and Case History A The Plaintiff's Claim B Tort Law Reform Legislation C At Trial D NSW Court of Appeal E The High Court 1 The Majority View on the Issue of Liability of the RTA (a) Scope of Duty (b) Obvious Risks (c) Breach of Duty 2 The Dissentient View on the Issue of Liability of the RTA III The Allurement Factor IV Contributory Negligence V Concurrent Findings of Fact and the Role of an Appellate Court VI A Trend Identified VII Conclusion
These were the days when many people "went to the pictures" twice a week before that screen in the corner of your room became a magnetic allurement - and trains and railway stations often played a major part in films whether they were comedies, thrillers or romances.
Hoppe wrote of 'the allurement of the grey haze of London, which makes the contrast of its clear limpid days more remarkable'.
Balidaress did not stop with Desirable, as she went on to produce the Irish Oaks winner Alydaress, later dam of Group 3 winner Allurement, and Balistroika, dam of multiple Group 1 winner Russian Rhythm.
He emphasized that conversions "should never be induced by force, fraud or allurement.