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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • something used to lure victims into danger
  • qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
  • anything that serves as an enticement
  • provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward ,
  • anything that serves as an enticement ,
  • something used to lure victims into danger

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Lure'


  • Lure: Lure may refer to: Lure (falconry), a chase object used in falconry Fishing lure, an object to attract fish Lur or Lure, a musical instrument Lurë
  • Lure, Haute-Saône: Lure (French pronunciation: ​[lyʁ]) is a commune in the Haute-Saône department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. Lure is the
  • Arrondissement of Lure: communes. The cantons of the arrondissement of Lure are: Héricourt-1 Héricourt-2 Jussey (partly) Lure-1 Lure-2 Luxeuil-les-Bains Mélisey Port-sur-Saône (partly)
  • Lure coursing: Lure coursing is a sport for dogs that involves chasing a mechanically operated lure. Competition is typically limited to dogs of purebred sighthound breeds
  • Lake Lure, North Carolina: Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. In 2010 the town population was 1,192. Lake Lure was incorporated in 1927, and
  • Spoon lure: spoon lure, in sport fishing, is an oblong, usually concave lure, usually made of metal or a shell, shaped like the bowl of a spoon. The spoon lure is mainly
  • Topwater fishing lure: A Topwater fishing lure is a type of fishing lure, usually floating, that may be moved about the surface of water in order to attract and cause fish to
  • Fishing lure: A fishing lure is a type of artificial fishing bait which is designed to attract a fish's attention. The lure uses movement, vibration, flash and color
  • The Lure of Hollywood: The Lure of Hollywood is a 1931 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Fatty Arbuckle. Virginia Brooks Rita Flynn Phyllis Crane George Chandler Bryant

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* 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. - Omar Khayym

* It was a love of the air and sky and flying, the lure of adventure, the appreciation of beauty. It lay beyond the descriptive words of men-where immortality is touched through danger, where life meets death on equal plane where man is more than man, and existence both supreme and valueless at the same time. - Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.


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