something that persuades one to perform an action for pleasure or gain <the promise of easy money is always the lure for some people to take up a life of crime> Related Words appeal
something used to attract animals to a hook or into a trap <the fish simply didn't seem to like the lure I was using, so I didn't catch a thing> Related Words ambush
, stool pigeon
the act or pressure of giving in to a desire especially when ill-advised <the lure of the video game was distracting me from my studies> Related Words siren song
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