from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An enticing plea or appeal, especially one that is deceptively alluring.
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- noun idiomatic An
enticingbut dangerous appeal, especially a misleadingone.
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- noun the enticing appeal of something alluring but potentially dangerous
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From the songs of the sirens in Greek mythology, whose bewitching song lured mariners to their doom.
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