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allure

noun [U]
 
 
/əˈljʊər/
an attractive or exciting quality: the allure of the cityAttracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
alluring adjective attractive or exciting: an alluring imageAttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegantAttracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
Translations of “allure”
in Spanish Attactivo, Encanto…
in Korean 유혹…
in Arabic إغراء, فَتنة…
in Portuguese fascinação, atração…
in Catalan fascinació, atractiu…
in Japanese 魅力, わくわくすること…
in Italian fascino, attrattiva…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誘惑, 魅力, 吸引力…
in Russian обаяние, очарование…
in Turkish cazibe, çekicilik, büyü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诱惑, 魅力, 吸引力…
in Polish czar…
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