Synonyms and Antonyms of allurement

  1. 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 Synonyms lure, bait, come-on, enticement, siren song, temptation, turn-onRelated Words appeal, call; attraction, boost, encouragement, goad, impetus, impulse, incentive, inducement, motivation, persuasion, seducement, seduction, spur, stimulus; decoy, snare, trap; entrapment, mousetrapNear Antonyms alarm (also alarum), alert, caution, forewarning, notice, warning

  2. 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 Synonyms temptation, enticement, lure, seductionRelated Words siren song; allure, appeal, attraction, attractiveness, charm, enchantment, glamour (also glamor); beckoning, invitation; bait, inducement, influence, persuasion, power, sway

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