Other forms: alluringly

Something alluring is attractive and enticing. Alluring things are tempting.

You might notice the word lure lurking in alluring — that's because alluring things lure people in by getting them excited and inspiring desire. Sometimes that's in a romantic way, like when someone puts on an alluring perfume before a date. But a homemade chocolate cake would also be pretty alluring to a chocolate lover, just as free World Series tickets would be alluring to a baseball fan.

Definitions of alluring
  1. adjective
    highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    “an alluring prospect”
    “her alluring smile”
    synonyms: beguiling, enticing, tempting
    tending to entice into a desired action or state
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