from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The quality of being alluring or fascinating.
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- noun The state or quality of being
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Her beauty and finesse and alluringness make her simply irresistible.
Two only of those whom she tried had failed to succumb to her fascinating alluringness -- and these two she had loved, and still did both love and hate.
In glorious moments when he was rather sure that Galton was far from unsatisfied with his progress, and Ann had looked more than usually distracting in her aloof and sober alluringness, -- it was her entire aloofness which so stirred his blood, -- he sometimes stopped scribbling and lost his head for a minute or so, wondering if a fellow ever could "get away with it" to the extent of making enough to -- but he always pulled himself up in time.