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Definition of Lure

Lure

  1. A contrivance somewhat resembling a bird, and often baited with raw meat; -- used by falconers in recalling hawks.
  2. Any enticement; that which invites by the prospect of advantage or pleasure; a decoy.
  3. A velvet smoothing brush.
  4. To draw to the lure; hence, to allure or invite by means of anything that promises pleasure or advantage; to entice; to attract.
  5. To recall a hawk or other animal.

Lure Quotations

The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are. - John Burroughs
The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.
John Burroughs

For me, it's the unexpected and surprising combinations of produce that are the most exciting and lure me into the kitchen for a little bit of experimenting. Apples and sweet potatoes together? Who knew? Carrots with grapes? Okay. I may not be Julia Child, but I can do pretty well with a simple recipe and a lot of enthusiasm.
Marlo Thomas

The liberation children experience when they discover the Internet is quickly counteracted by the lure of e-commerce web sites, which are customized to each individual user's psychological profile in order to maximize their effectiveness.
Douglas Rushkoff

It is hard being a football loather, a football unfan. I sometimes feel as lonely as the sole survivor in the last reel of a Zombie film, as, one by one, old friends reveal themselves, with their glassy stares and outstretched arms, to have succumbed to the lure.
Craig Brown

The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
Edward Fitzgerald
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Lure Translations

lure in Afrikaans is lok
lure in Dutch is lokken
lure in Finnish is houkutella
lure in Italian is adescamento
lure in Norwegian is lokkemat, lokke
lure in Swedish is locka, lockelse
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