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.
Etymology: 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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
en-tīs′, v.t. to induce by exciting hope or desire: to tempt: to lead astray.—adj. Entice′able.—ns. Entice′ment, act of enticing: that which entices or tempts: allurement; Entic′er.—p.adj. Entic′ing.—adv. Entic′ingly. [O. Fr. enticier, provoke; prob. related to L. titio, a firebrand.]
The numerical value of entice in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of entice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of entice in a Sentence
Social media is a big part of the dining scene today and we didn’t have to think about it when we opened Boston Chops South End five years ago,said co-owner Chris Coombs. Now, it is imperative that photos of restaurant interior and food are beautiful when they are posted online by influencers. It is a great marketing tool for people to see our food, dcor and cocktails and hopefully entice them to check it out for themselves.
It’s a good way to entice the men into the jewelry store, because, usually, they see jewelry and they run the other way.
Now suppose someone brings a weapon or decided to do more foolishness, There will be announcements made and the stations made some disclaimers, but what if people don't listen to what they said and they entice violence.
If we get out of our box of thinking depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder are things that have one set of treatments and start to look at the boxes nearby and draw on tools from those other boxes, that can’t hurt our patient, [It can] only help our ability to treat clinically but also from the research side, [entice] us to think differently about what kind of circuitry to try to intervene with to help people.
Now suppose someone brings a weapon or decided to do more foolishness, there will be announcements made and the stations made some disclaimers, but what if people don't listen to what they said and they entice violence.
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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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