the means of .
the act or process of .
how true was this dream of theirs gathering detail and allurement as it p-ssed from sire to son!
a man for the ages irving bach-ller
“if i give her to them, she will never be a widow,” was the allurement there.
lotus buds amy carmichael
there was allurement in his presence quite different from that of any other.
rose of dutcher’s coolly hamlin garland
it is a peaceful scene, not without something of allurement.
mexico charles reginald enock
this bluff kindness, joined to the allurement of his powerful form, profoundly affected the girl.
money magic hamlin garland
she gets the charm and the allurement of the growing bud on life’s tree.
the family and it’s members anna garlin spencer
he withstood the temptation, mindful of his marriage-vow: she used every allurement; but he was resolute.
the thousand and one nights, vol. i. anonymous
this is the allurement of war, its persistent illusion, perhaps.
the psychology of nations g.e. partridge
of all these tales, those of the border naturally had most allurement.
a son of the middle border hamlin garland
her mediumship, so vital to the world, so sacred in his eyes, had but added to her allurement.
the tyranny of the dark hamlin garland
1540s, “means of alluring;” see allure + -ment. meaning “act of alluring” is recorded from 1560s.
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 […]
having reference to something implied or inferred; containing, abounding in, or characterized by . obsolete. metaphorical; symbolic; figurative. historical examples she rose with an air of dismissing the subject, though she continued to speak of it allusively. the high heart basil king why, he exclaimed, allusively to its l-strous brilliance, it laughs at you. the […]
having reference to something implied or inferred; containing, abounding in, or characterized by . obsolete. metaphorical; symbolic; figurative. historical examples she had behind her garishness a gift for sympathy and a keen intuition, delicacy, and allusiveness. the weavers, complete gilbert parker why even did he not continue his disquisition on the philosophic value of allusiveness? […]
a deposit of sand, mud, etc., formed by flowing water. the sedimentary matter deposited thus within recent times, especially in the valleys of large rivers. historical examples the source of the elements which compose the pampean alluvia is very uncertain. the argentine republic pierre denis it was only in the extra-glacial tracts that alluvia of […]
of or relating to . alluvial soil. australia. gold-bearing alluvial soil. contemporary examples the ground was fertile, with alluvial, or unconsolidated, soil. ester elchies, the estate built by whiskey december 9, 2014 historical examples there is no alluvial soil, or bottoms along the streams, or gr-ss in the forests. a new guide for emigrants to […]