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allurement

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1 something that persuades one to perform an action for pleasure or gain
  • for him the allurement of gambling is not the prospect of getting rich but rather the excitement of the game

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2 the act or pressure of giving in to a desire especially when ill-advised
  • difficult to ignore the allurements of the sideshow posters at the carnival

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“Allurement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/allurement. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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