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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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To allure is to attempt to draw; to tempt by a lure or bait, that is, by the offer of some good, real or apparent; to invite by something flattering or acceptable; to entice; to attract.

Etymology

Fromo a (“to, towards”) (Latin ad) + leurre (“lure”). Anglo-Norman lure, from Old French loirre (Modern French leurre), from Frankish lothr, from Proto-Germanic *lōþr-.


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