Not even a mediocre film can erase the allure of the great romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
But despite her allure, her assiduous assault on New York produced no results.
And Barbie and Ken's allure goes beyond kitsch or nostalgia.
He set a goal to work as an assistant to legendary allure creative director Polly Mellen, which he achieved.
An archaeologist explains the allure—and the rationale of exploring—the blue planet.
They allure and baffle us, as the smile on the lips of the Mona Lisa.
Now it assembles the blossoms of a whole long year to bewilder and allure.
From the first he eschewed the facile trickeries and ostentations which allure the populace.
Thus: in that by guile they allure the people to the lust of the flesh.
Dolores smiled at his confusion, and in that smile was the allure of a Circe.
c.1400, from Anglo-French alurer, Old French aleurer "to attract, captivate; train a falcon to hunt," from à "to" (see ad-) + loirre "falconer's lure," from a Frankish word (see lure), perhaps influenced by French allure "gait, way of walking." Related: Allured; alluring. The noun is first attested 1540s; properly this sense is allurement.