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allure

A popular, non-medical term for (sexual) attractiveness.
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The danger being the allurement to people, particularly children, to jump or dive off the railings'.
That may be why, out of either impatience or desperation, some missionaries have chosen to adopt more persuasive measures than allurement to secure conversions.
Sidney composed his eloquent defense of imaginative literature against charges of time-wasting, prevarication, and allurement to vice.
Hovey writes in his opening chapters that Morgan made it to the top of the financial mountain "with his allurement of the Midas touch.
The introduction by Richard Macksey testifies to the struggle that Proust had with freeing himself of the "idolatry" that plagues even great minds when enticed by the allurement of a word, a work of art, or a book.
If, however, they are motivated by threats of divine displeasure, fear, force, allurement, or misconceptions, then they should be firmly discouraged.
Money, allurement of plum position and threat of physical assaults have been effectively used by TMC to split our party.
We research and use textiles from the farthest corners of India Chanderi from the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, Dabu from Rajasthan, Bandhani from Gujarat, Brocade from Banaras, Kalamkari from Andhra Pradesh, embroideries like Phulkari from Punjab , Kantha from West Bengal , Zardosi from Hyderabad and Lucknow , Kutch embroidery from Gujarat, and Chikankari from Lucknow to create contemporary, wearable clothes, weaving allurement into our merchandise.
But I, for one, know that tonight no blandishment, no worldly allurement can entice me from walking the measured, sure-footed steps of the pilgrim who knows that if one has Christ, one has ALL
Ansar Burney said that the local agent recruited all such crew members to work on the Makkah Madina Lome Ships with the promise and allurement of big and pleasant dreams of handsome income which are proved to wrong and the crew members are compelled to live and work under compulsive and suffering circumstances like Modern Day Slavery.
Claiming religious monopoly for any one religion in a multi-religious, secular state and forcible conversions through inducement, allurement and coercion violate the Constitution, and must be strongly condemned," the NCM statement said.
Raising the issue in the Rajya Sabha, Bahujan Samajwadi Party chief Mayawati said: "This is a serious matter as allurement was given to poor to get them converted.