Example sentences for: allure

How can you use “allure” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It's the uneasy conjunction of race and sexuality that rankles, the suspicion that for Manet, the black maid added a kinky allure to the charms of the snide white prostitute.

  • Part of the city’s allure is its setting, where Europe faces Asia acr­oss the winding turquoise waters of the Bosphorus, making it the only city in the world to bridge two continents.

  • I've never seen a more vivid distillation of rock's allure than the scene in which he reverently opens the new Brian Slade album--its centerfold image is a lithe, naked, green-tinged Maxwell Demon--slips the vinyl out of its paper jacket and, after gingerly setting the LP on the turntable, props a chair under the doorknob to keep the uncomprehending world at bay.

  • I don't think we ever completely got over the allure of royalty.

  • The allure of Edinburgh is its complexity: It’s like a jewel with several facets.


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