GRE Word List

ALLURE

entice; attract; tempt

The meaning of the word allure is entice; attract; tempt.

Random words

WordMeaning
guiseoutward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
baskluxuriate; take pleasure in warmth
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resuscitaterevive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
insubordinationdisobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
callowyouthful; immature; inexperienced
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forumpublic square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
forgecounterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
dazestun as with a blow or shock; bemuse; benumb; N.