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  • 81lur´ing|ly — lure «lur», noun, verb, lured, lur|ing. –n. 1. the power of attracting or fascinating; charm; allure; attraction: »Many people feel the lure of the sea. Monarchs, whom the lure of honour draws ( …

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  • 82lur´er — lure «lur», noun, verb, lured, lur|ing. –n. 1. the power of attracting or fascinating; charm; allure; attraction: »Many people feel the lure of the sea. Monarchs, whom the lure of honour draws ( …

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  • 83Delight — De*light , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Delighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delighting}.] [OE. deliten, OF. delitier, deleitier, F. d[ e]lecter, fr. L. delectare to entice away, to delight (sc. by attracting or alluring), intens. of delicere to allure, delight; …

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  • 84Delighted — Delight De*light , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Delighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delighting}.] [OE. deliten, OF. delitier, deleitier, F. d[ e]lecter, fr. L. delectare to entice away, to delight (sc. by attracting or alluring), intens. of delicere to allure,… …

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  • 85Delighting — Delight De*light , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Delighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delighting}.] [OE. deliten, OF. delitier, deleitier, F. d[ e]lecter, fr. L. delectare to entice away, to delight (sc. by attracting or alluring), intens. of delicere to allure,… …

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  • 86draw — (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear, carry, D.… …

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  • 87Drawing — draw draw (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear,… …

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  • 88Drawn — draw draw (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear,… …

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  • 89Drew — draw draw (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear,… …

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  • 90Seduce — Se*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seduced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seducing}.] [L. seducere, seductum; pref. se aside + ducere to lead. See {Duke}.] 1. To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty in any manner; to entice to evil; to lead astray; to… …

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  • 91Seduced — Seduce Se*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seduced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seducing}.] [L. seducere, seductum; pref. se aside + ducere to lead. See {Duke}.] 1. To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty in any manner; to entice to evil; to lead… …

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  • 92Seducing — Seduce Se*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seduced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seducing}.] [L. seducere, seductum; pref. se aside + ducere to lead. See {Duke}.] 1. To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty in any manner; to entice to evil; to lead… …

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  • 93Tempt — Tempt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tempted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tempting}.] [OE. tempten, tenten, from OF. tempter, tenter, F. tenter, fr. L. tentare, temptare, to handle, feel, attack, to try, put to the test, urge, freq. from tendere, tentum, and tensum …

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  • 94Tempted — Tempt Tempt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tempted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tempting}.] [OE. tempten, tenten, from OF. tempter, tenter, F. tenter, fr. L. tentare, temptare, to handle, feel, attack, to try, put to the test, urge, freq. from tendere, tentum, and… …

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  • 95Tempting — Tempt Tempt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tempted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tempting}.] [OE. tempten, tenten, from OF. tempter, tenter, F. tenter, fr. L. tentare, temptare, to handle, feel, attack, to try, put to the test, urge, freq. from tendere, tentum, and… …

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  • 96Tice — Tice, v. t. [Aphetic form of entice.] To entice. [Obs.] The Coronation. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 97To draw a bow — draw draw (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear,… …

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  • 98To draw a cover — draw draw (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear,… …

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  • 99To draw a curtain — draw draw (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear,… …

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  • 100To draw a line — draw draw (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear,… …

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