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  • 21entice — enticingly, adv. enticingness, n. /en tuys /, v.t., enticed, enticing. to lead on by exciting hope or desire; allure; inveigle: They were enticed westward by dreams of gold. [1250 1300; ME enticen < OF enticier to incite < VL *intitiare, equiv.&#8230; …

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  • 22entice — verb To lure; to attract by arousing desire or hope. I enticed the little bear into the trap with a pot of honey. See Also: enticement, enticing …

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  • 23entice — Synonyms and related words: allure, attract, bait, bait the hook, beguile, blandish, cajole, coax, decoy, draw, draw in, draw on, ensnare, entrap, flirt, flirt with, give the come on, inveigle, lead on, lure, offer bait to, persuade, prevail on,&#8230; …

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  • 24entice — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. [al]lure, tempt, attract; induce, coax, cajole, woo; bewitch, enchant, seduce; deceive, hoodwink. See attraction, pleasure. Ant., repel. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. lure, allure, attract; see fascinate ,&#8230; …

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  • 25entice — en·tice || ɪn taɪs v. tempt, lure, seduce …

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  • 26entice — [ɪn tʌɪs, ɛn ] verb attract by offering pleasure or advantage. Derivatives enticement noun enticer noun enticing adjective enticingly adverb Origin ME …

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  • 27entice — v. a. Allure (to evil), lure, attract, decoy, seduce, tempt, coax, inveigle, wheedle, cajole, persuade, lead astray …

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  • 28entice — v allure, lure, tempt, inveigle, beguile, seduce, tantalize, pique, Archaic. trepan; bait, bait the hook, lead on, draw on, Sl. give [s.o.] the come on, Sl. bat one s eyes at; wheedle, cajole, Inf. sweet talk, coax, blandish, Sl. soft soap;&#8230; …

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  • 29entice — en·tice …

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  • 30entice — verb Syn: tempt, lure, attract, appeal to, invite, persuade, beguile, coax, woo, lead on, seduce; informal sweet talk …

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  • 31entice — [ɪnˈtaɪs] verb [T] 1) to persuade someone to do something by offering them an advantage or reward enticing adj 2) an enticing offer[/ex] …

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  • 32entice — en•tice [[t]ɛnˈtaɪs[/t]] v. t. ticed, tic•ing to lead on by exciting hope or desire; allure; tempt; inveigle • Etymology: 1250–1300; ME &LT; OF enticier to incite &LT; VL *intitiāre= L in II+ titiāre, v. der. of *titius, for titiō piece of&#8230; …

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  • 33entice — /ɛnˈtaɪs / (say en tuys), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (t) (enticed, enticing) to draw on by exciting hope or desire; inveigle. {Middle English entyce(n), from Old French enticier incite, from Latin titio firebrand} –enticer, noun –enticing, adjective&#8230; …

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  • 34entice — To wrongfully solicit, persuade, procure, allure, attract, draw by blandishment, coax or seduce. To lure, induce, tempt, incite, or persuade a person to do a thing. Berger v. Levy, 5 Cal.App.2d 544, 43 P.2d 610, 611. Enticement of a child is&#8230; …

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  • 35entice — To wrongfully solicit, persuade, procure, allure, attract, draw by blandishment, coax or seduce. To lure, induce, tempt, incite, or persuade a person to do a thing. Berger v. Levy, 5 Cal.App.2d 544, 43 P.2d 610, 611. Enticement of a child is&#8230; …

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  • 36entice — v.tr. (often foll. by from, into, or to + infin.) persuade by the offer of pleasure or reward. Derivatives: enticement n. enticer n. enticingly adv. Etymology: ME f. OF enticier prob. f. Rmc …

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  • 37re-entice — …

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  • 38Enticed — Entice En*tice , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enticed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enticing}.] [OE. entisen, enticen, OF. enticier, entichier; pref. en (L. in) + a word of uncertain origin, cf. OF. atisier to stir a fire, provoke, L. titio firebrand, or MHG.&#8230; …

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  • 39Enticing — Entice En*tice , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enticed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enticing}.] [OE. entisen, enticen, OF. enticier, entichier; pref. en (L. in) + a word of uncertain origin, cf. OF. atisier to stir a fire, provoke, L. titio firebrand, or MHG.&#8230; …

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  • 40enticeable — enticeˈable adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑entice …

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