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glamour
 n.  air of compelling charm, romance, and excitement, especially when delusively alluring; magic spell
Classic Sentence:
1  The glamour of youth enveloped his particolored rags, his destitution, his loneliness, the essential desolation of his futile wanderings.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In III
2  Glamour urged him on, glamour kept him unscathed.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In III
3  No glamour ever transfigures them.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
4  When the blood crept from its face, and left behind a pallid mask of chalk with leaden eyes, he would keep the glamour of boyhood.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
5  You always put a kind of glamour over them.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIII
6  She felt somewhat like a woman who in a moment of passion is betrayed into an act of infidelity, and realizes the significance of the act without being wholly awakened from its glamour.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
7  So thinks, or at any rate feels, anyone who comes in sight of the enemy, and that feeling gives a particular glamour and glad keenness of impression to everything that takes place at such moments.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  Several film stars were invited to add a touch of glamour to the occasion.
2  Now that she's an air hostess, foreign travel has lost its glamour for her.
3  Foreign travel has lost its glamour for her.
4  It's heartening to know that if adults don't recognize all the dangers in glamour sports, this book may help young athletes spot them on their own.