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siren song

noun

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something that persuades one to perform an action for pleasure or gain
  • the opportunity for fame and fortune is the siren song that has long lured the ambitious to the big city

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The first known use of siren song was in 1568

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“Siren song.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/siren%20song. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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