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allure

A popular, non-medical term for (sexual) attractiveness.
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Having to say "no" to these other inviting possibilities, and having to decline the tempting allurements frame up our life and work as one of sacrifice.
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.
Had Kahan then afforded Berglson more recognition and financial security, and had Berglson not been so lonely and impecunious in his Berlin exile and consequently so vulnerable to Kahan's cool ambivalence, he might have been less susceptible to the allurements of Moscow.
As newspapers continue to beef up their sites with allurements -- videos, blogs, user-generated content, and the like -- the goal is not just simply garnering more eyeballs.
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.
Allurements often arise in run-down, abandoned or disused premises.
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.
The same newspapers and TV screens that promote the fantasies of travel put this rough world before us, too, and the allurements of the one contend with the dangers of the other.
allurements outside the Hammersmith Palais in London.
Visitors to Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff were treated to the performance, entitled Allurements of Mass Media, as part of the month- long Experimentica 05 season.