Definition for AL-LURE'

AL-LURE', v.t. [Fr. leurrer, to decoy, from leurre, a lure.]

To attempt to draw to; to tempt by the offer of some good, real or apparent; to invite by something flattering or acceptable; as, rewards allure men to brave danger. Sometimes used in a bad sense, to allure to evil; but in this sense entice is more common. In Hosea ii. 14, allure is used in its genuine sense; in 2 Peter ii. 18, in the sense of entice.

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