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  1. lure
    IPA[lo͝or]
  2. verb

    • 1. tempt (a person or animal) to do something or to go somewhere, especially by offering some form of reward:

      the child was lured into a car but managed to escape

    noun

    • 1. something that tempts or is used to tempt a person or animal to do something:

      the film industry always has been a glamorous lure for young girls
    • 2. the strongly attractive quality of a person or thing:

      the lure of a better-paid job
    • 3. a type of bait used in fishing or hunting.

    • 4. a bunch of feathers with a weighted object attached to a long string, swung around the head of the falconer to recall a hawk.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: lure, plural noun: lures

    • v.: verb: lure, 3rd person present: lures, gerund or present participle: luring, past tense: lured, past participle: lured

    • noun

      variant spelling of lur
    • verb

      tempt (a person or animal) to do something or to go somewhere, especially by offering some form of reward:
    • noun

      something that tempts or is used to tempt a person or animal to do something:

      the strongly attractive quality of a person or thing:

    • noun

      variant spelling of lur
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