Definitions for enticeɛnˈtaɪs
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entice, lure, tempt(verb)
provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
"He lured me into temptation"
To lure; to attract by arousing desire or hope.
I enticed the little bear into the trap with a pot of honey.
Origin: From enticier < *intitiāre < titio.
to draw on, by exciting hope or desire; to allure; to attract; as, the bait enticed the fishes. Often in a bad sense: To lead astray; to induce to evil; to tempt; as, the sirens enticed them to listen
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It’s a good way to entice the men into the jewelry store, because, usually, they see jewelry and they run the other way.
Vessel must rely on content creators' popularity and self-marketing to entice their loyal viewers into paying a monthly fee.
Our hope is that policy changes come out of Washington that entice corporations to spend the massive amounts of cash they have sitting in reserves.
We weren’t having a voice in the process, i felt like a way to fix that would be to build this coalition in the South to really entice the candidates to come here and campaign and to give us a voice.
First is to give them free visas to North Korea, second, to give them access to do business and make money there and third, they use women to entice them. This tactic has been widely used since the '80s.
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- примамвам, съблазнявамBulgarian
- verführen, lockenGerman
- incitar, tentarSpanish
- appâter, attirerFrench
- adescare, allettare, attrarre, tentareItalian
- incitar, tentarPortuguese
- приманивать, соблазнять, завлекатьRussian
- locka, stimulera, förmåSwedish
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