What's the allure of a pseudo-relationship with a woman you have no desire to meet, or touch?
Not even a mediocre film can erase the allure of the great romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
He set a goal to work as an assistant to legendary allure creative director Polly Mellen, which he achieved.
But despite her allure, her assiduous assault on New York produced no results.
The fact that they can be tough to acquire even if one has the cash no doubt adds to their allure.
They allure and baffle us, as the smile on the lips of the Mona Lisa.
He did not, however, trust to this alone to allure his victim.
From the first he eschewed the facile trickeries and ostentations which allure the populace.
Three times she repeated the same trick, as if to allure him on.
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.