[ uh-loor-muhnt ]
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  1. fascination; charm.

  2. the means of alluring.

  1. the act or process of alluring.

Origin of allurement

First recorded in 1540–50; allure + -ment

Words Nearby allurement Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use allurement in a sentence

  • This marching into the unknown held for them the allurement of adventure, as none but Sherman knew their destination.

    The Civil War Through the Camera | Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
  • The moment every obstacle was removed to her marriage with Teddie Luton, half the allurement was gone.

    The Circle | W. Somerset Maugham
  • A mental picture of the silvery Thames, green-wooded and sunny, proved too strong an allurement to resist.

    In Friendship's Guise | Wm. Murray Graydon