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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lure /ˈlʊr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lure, v. i. To recall a hawk or other animal.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lure n.
 1. A contrivance somewhat resembling a bird, and often baited with raw meat; -- used by falconers in recalling hawks.
 2. Any enticement; that which invites by the prospect of advantage or pleasure; a decoy.
 3. Hat Making A velvet smoothing brush.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lured p. pr. & vb. n. Luring.]  To draw to the lure; hence, to allure or invite by means of anything that promises pleasure or advantage; to entice; to attract.
    I am not lured with love.   --Piers Plowman.
    And various science lures the learned eye.   --Gay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of
           reward [syn: enticement, come-on]
      2: anything that serves as an enticement [syn: bait, come-on,
          hook, sweetener]
      3: something used to lure victims into danger [syn: bait, decoy]
      v : provoke someone to do something through (often false or
          exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into
          temptation" [syn: entice, tempt]