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lures

noun , plural of lure

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1 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 play the lottery
  • good schools are a lure for prospective home buyers
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2 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
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3 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
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lures

verb , present tense third-person singular of lure

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to lead away from a usual or proper course by offering some pleasure or advantage
  • the hunter lured the lion into the open with the antelope carcass
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