- An enticement; an attraction which, as in the case of an attractive nuisance, may constitute in law an implied invitation to a child to enter upon the premises. See 38 Am J1st Negl § 144.
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Allurement — Al*lure ment, n. 1. The act alluring; temptation; enticement. [1913 Webster] Though Adam by his wife s allurement fell. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. That which allures; any real or apparent good held forth, or operating, as a motive to action; as,… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
allurement — index bribery, cause (reason), decoy, incentive, inducement, invitation, seduction Burton s Legal Thesaurus … Law dictionary
allurement — (n.) 1540s, means of alluring; see ALLURE (Cf. allure) + MENT (Cf. ment). Meaning act of alluring is recorded from 1560s … Etymology dictionary
allurement — allure ► NOUN ▪ powerful attractiveness or charm. ► VERB ▪ strongly attract or charm. DERIVATIVES allurement noun. ORIGIN Old French aleurier, from Latin luere a lure … English terms dictionary
allurement — noun 1. attractiveness its allurement was its remoteness • Hypernyms: ↑temptation, ↑enticement 2. the power to entice or attract through personal charm • Syn: ↑allure, ↑temptingness … Useful english dictionary
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allurement — /euh loor meuhnt/, n. 1. fascination; charm. 2. the means of alluring. 3. the act or process of alluring. [1540 50; ALLURE1 + MENT] * * * … Universalium
allurement — noun a) attractiveness, allure or charisma b) an enticement, inducement or bait … Wiktionary
allurement — Synonyms and related words: adduction, adorability, affinity, agreeability, amiability, appeal, attractance, attraction, attractiveness, attractivity, bait, blandishment, cajolement, cajolery, call, capillarity, capillary attraction, centripetal… … Moby Thesaurus
allurement — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The power or quality of attracting: allure, appeal, attraction, attractiveness, call, charisma, charm, draw, enchantment, enticement, fascination, glamour, lure, magnetism, witchery. Informal: pull. See LIKE. 2.… … English dictionary for students
allurement — al lureÂ·ment || mÉ™nt n. attraction; enticement, temptation … English contemporary dictionary