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allured

verb
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1 to attract or delight as if by magic
  • was so allured by his sister's college roommate that before long he was asking her for a date

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2 to lead away from a usual or proper course by offering some pleasure or advantage
  • allured by the promise of big bucks, he decided to have a go at a job on the trading floor of the stock market

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“Allured.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/allured. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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