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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of allure.

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Examples

  • He puts us in perplexing paths -- "allures" and "brings into the wilderness," only, however, that we may see more of Himself, and that He may "speak comfortably unto us."

    Memories of Bethany

  • So while the drama surrounding Governor Romney heightens with Gingrich, via negative ads, it momentarily allures many Americans; but in the end, citizens will settle for the most stable candidate.

    Alex D'Andrea: 100 Million Per Day Just to Keep the Light on!!

  • We know that the romantic, erotic qualities are there in a way that allures, but in fact, the other qualities of love are not as commercially interesting but truly much more ample and widespread.

    Mitchell J. Rabin: The Ways of Love

  • The supposed quietude of a good man allures the ruffian; while on the other hand, arms like laws discourage and keep the invader and the plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property.

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  • And the lives of contemporary marquee movie stars, performers, or athletes orbit around weight, clothes, and sexual allures or conquests.

    Bruce Fein: At the Edge of Self-Destruction

  • One of the allures of time-off travel is that on vacation we slip more easily into Deep Travel, and notice more than normal, giving the people and places we encounter an intensity and glow.

    Tony Hiss: Deep Travel

  • Those changes will bind Leslie and Irial together, drawing Leslie deeper and deeper into the faery world, unable to resist its allures, and helpless to withstand its perils ....

    "Ink Exchange" by Melissa Marr

  • And Alden's production has a chilly erotic beauty that disturbs as well as allures.

    The Makropulos Case

  • Those changes will bind Leslie and Irial together, drawing Leslie deeper and deeper into the faerie world, unable to resist its allures, and helpless to withstand its perils.

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  • It informs your choices and actions by providing the calm and centeredness that's essential for knowing what demands or allures of the outer world you want to go after, or let pass; and how to deal with the consequences of either.

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