from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being alluring or fascinating.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or quality of being alluring.


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  • Her beauty and finesse and alluringness make her simply irresistible.

    The Cab of the Sleeping Horse

  • 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.

    The Cab of the Sleeping Horse

  • 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.

    T. Tembarom


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