See also: alluré and Allüre

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From Old French aleurer, alurer, from a(to, towards) (Latin ad) + leurre(lure). Compare lure.

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allure ‎(countable and uncountable, plural allures)

  1. The power to attract, entice; the quality causing attraction.
  2. gait; bearing
    The swing, the gait, the pose, the allure of these men. — Harper's Magazine.

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allure ‎(third-person singular simple present allures, present participle alluring, simple past and past participle allured)

  1. (transitive) To entice; to attract.

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aller +‎ -ure.

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allure m ‎(plural allures)

  1. appearance, look
  2. speed, pace
  3. angle of a boat from the wind
  4. gait (of a horse)
  5. chemin de ronde (raised protected walkway behind a castle battlement)

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