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  • 161Cotton Belt Rail Line — Overview Type Commuter rail System Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Fort Worth Transportation Authority Status Planning Locale …

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  • 162Opening sentence — At the beginning of a written work stands the opening sentence. Considered most important ,[1] the opening sentence needs to entice the reader[2] and sets the subject, the tone and possibly the style for the whole work,[3] although this does not… …

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  • 163seduce — index bait (lure), betray (lead astray), brutalize, corrupt, entice, inveigle, lure …

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  • 164bait — I (harass) verb afflict, affront, aggravate, aggrieve, agitate, agonize, anger, annoy, arouse, attack, badger, be malevolent, be offensive, beset, besiege, bother, browbeat, cause resentment, chafe, compel, deride, detract, discommode, displease …

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  • 165cajole — I verb allure, bait, coax, entice, importune, lure, ply, pressure, push, tease, tempt, urge II index coax, entice, importune, influence, inveigle, lure …

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  • 166coax — I verb allure, appeal, attract, bait, blandish, bribe, cajole, captivate, convince, encourage, engage, enlist, ensnare, entice, evoke, exert pressure, exhort, hominem permulcere, homini blandiri, impel, incite, induce, influence, insist, inspire …

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  • 167lure — I verb adlicere, allure, attract, bait, beguile, bewitch, bribe, cajole, captivate, charm, coax, court, decoy, draw on, entice, hold out allurement, hold out temptation, induce, inlicere, inveigle, pellicere, provoke desire, seduce, tantalize,… …

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  • 168United Front — (Einheitsfront)    a tactical maneuver designed by the KPD to entice labor support by feigning cooperation with the trade unions* and/or the SPD. The term was coined by Ernst Toller* and pertained initially to the policy advanced in 1918 1919 by… …

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  • 169bait — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lure, temptation. v. t. decoy, lure, tempt; tease, torment, badger. See attraction, malevolence, discontent. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lure, inducement, bribe; see attraction 2 . v. 1. [To provide with… …

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  • 170bribe — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. graft, bait; grease, payola, fix, hush money (all sl.). v. t. overtip; suborn, tempt, corrupt, grease [the palm]. See offer, purchase. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. graft, fee, reward, hush money, sop, lure …

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  • 171solicit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. request, invite, ask, entreat, importune, beg, canvass, petition. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To ask or beg] Syn. entreat, beseech, request, petition; see ask 1 , beg 1 . 2. [To tempt for sexual… …

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  • 172tantalize — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. tease, tempt, excite, provoke; balk. See desire. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. tease, torment, frustrate, entice, make one s mouth water; see also fascinate . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. tease, tempt …

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  • 173attract — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To draw] Syn. pull, draw, drag, bring; see draw 1 . 2. [To allure] Syn. allure, charm, appeal to, interest, intrigue, lure, captivate, fascinate, enchant, invite, entice, draw, beguile, tempt, excite, strike one s fancy,… …

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  • 174demons and demonology —    A type of spirit that interferes in the affairs of people. The term demon means “replete with wisdom” and is derived from the Greek term DAIMON. The daimones were both good and evil and even included deified heroes. In most cultures, demons… …

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  • 175hwatjan — (*) [akin to Eng whet] : entice. Deriv. hwass (*) sharp, severe, hwassaba sharply, severely, hwassei severity, hwota threat, hwotjan threat. Comp. gahwatjan entice, gahwotjan threat …

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  • 176enticement — c.1300, “thing which entices;” 1540s, “action of enticing;” from O.Fr. enticement, from enticier (see ENTICE (Cf. entice)) …

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  • 177intice — obsolete spelling of ENTICE (Cf. entice) …

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  • 178YumYum — A word substitute for dog food to entice the appetite of small hyperactive, somewhat neurotic, and yet completely adorable lapdogs Oh, come here little baby, come get the YumYum. Oh that s a good little puppy. (More effective when spoken in a… …

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  • 179YumYum — A word substitute for dog food to entice the appetite of small hyperactive, somewhat neurotic, and yet completely adorable lapdogs Oh, come here little baby, come get the YumYum. Oh that s a good little puppy. (More effective when spoken in a… …

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  • 180tempt — [[t]tɛmpt[/t]] v. t. 1) to entice or allure to do something often regarded as unwise, wrong, or immoral 2) to attract, appeal strongly to, or invite: The offer tempts me[/ex] 3) to put to the test in a venturesome way; provoke: to tempt one s… …

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