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Verb: lure  lûr
  1. Provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
    "He lured me into temptation";
    - entice, tempt
Noun: lure  lûr
  1. Qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    - enticement, come-on
     
  2. Anything that serves as an enticement
    - bait, come-on, hook, sweetener
     
  3. Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    - bait, decoy
     
  4. A bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk

Derived forms: lured, lures, luring

Type of: attraction, attractiveness, device, enticement, provoke, stimulate, temptation

Part of: trap

Encyclopedia: Lure, Haute-Saone