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allure

A popular, non-medical term for (sexual) attractiveness.
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He said in fulfilling of the professional duties, a Judge not only has to withstand many temptations and allurements but also has to face many threats.
Allurements abound, and many of these can take us off track.
It is a young man's book, full of the joy of life, the allurements and satisfactions of the physical world, women's bodies, grilled lamb and alcoholic exaltation, even the delight of walking down a street in the evening "by way of the casino lined by tall palms, by huge trees and by fragrant blossoms ...
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.
Sometimes it takes outsiders to remind us of our allurements. Greg Brown's "Eugene" offers back-to-nature with a fisher-poet's twist: "I think I'll drive out to Eugene, get a slide-in camper for my truck, pack a bamboo rod ...
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.
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.
(Peter Smart, an affronted clergyman in Durham in 1630 was but one who inveighed against these 'popish baits and allurements [and] horrible profanations').
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.
allurements outside the Hammersmith Palais in London.