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    lure and attract

    Is there difference between lure and attract in term of meaning, formal/informal or anything else? Thank you in advance!


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    Re: lure and attract

    Quote Originally Posted by cueboy View Post
    Is there difference between lure and attract in term of meaning, formal/informal or anything else? Thank you in advance!
    If you say "lure", it sounds devious. Using "attract" is more ordinary, though we really should be comparing sentences and putting these words into context.

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