Definitions: (1) very attractive or enticingly tempting; seductive; (2) fascinating; charming

• As a kid, I loved to climb trees. The distant, upper branches, especially, were celestial and alluring. ― Ian Frazier (1951-) American writer and humorist

• I find the world with its inequities and injustices to be messy, unfair, and complicated. The cosmos, on the other hand, is orderly and beautiful – this I find terribly alluring and captivating. ― Priyamvada (Priya) Natarajan; India-American Physicist and Astronomer