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Re: Coquettish allure

Posted by ESC on May 04, 2003

In Reply to: Coquettish allure posted by kathaab afandi on May 04, 2003

: meaning? thank you.

Coquettish allure

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Main Entry: co·quette
Pronunciation: kO-'ket
Function: noun
Etymology: French, feminine of coquet
Date: circa 1611
: a woman who endeavors without sincere affection to gain the attention and admiration of men
- co·quett·ish /-'ke-tish/ adjective
- co·quett·ish·ly adverb
- co·quett·ish·ness noun

Main Entry: 1al·lure
Pronunciation: &-'lur
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): al·lured; al·lur·ing
Etymology: Middle English aluren, from Middle French alurer, from Old French, from a- (from Latin ad-) + loire lure -- more at LURE
Date: 15th century
: to entice by charm or attraction
synonym see ATTRACT
- al·lure·ment /-'lur-m&nt/ noun
- al·lur·ing·ly adverb