very attractive or tempting; enticing; seductive.
fascinating; charming.
Historical Examples

The sun shone warm and bright; the chinook blew balmily and alluringly; the trail stretched before us dry and level.
Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922 Lucy Maud Montgomery

Might their melodies not strike freshly and alluringly on the ear to-day?
A Boswell of Baghdad E. V. Lucas

Once again Max spoke softly, with the softness that broke so alluringly across the reckless independence of look and gesture.
Max Katherine Cecil Thurston

In its fundamental principles, however, it is alluringly simple.
The Soul of the Far East Percival Lowell

The alluringly beautiful lace of Sibyl had reappeared in Paradise Valley.
Justin Wingate, Ranchman John H. Whitson

He had never imagined her so wonderfully, so alluringly beautiful.
The Tempting of Tavernake E. Phillips Oppenheim

I mean the toffee-apple about which, if you remember, Vesta Victoria used to sing so alluringly.
Nights in London Thomas Burke

He will give up the idea of fame and fortune so alluringly set forth in the circulars sent out by some attorneys.
How to Succeed as an Inventor Goodwin B. Smith

All the attractions of the luxurious home he had abandoned rose up before him most alluringly.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1 Various

It may be an alluringly shabby little dress that saves her from the gallows.
I, Mary MacLane Mary MacLane

enticing; fascinating; attractive

1530s, “action of attracting,” verbal noun from allure (v.).

“appealing to desires,” 1570s, present participle adjective from allure (v.). Related: Alluringly.


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