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entice someone

(or an animal) into doing something to lure or cajole someone or an animal into doing something. We finally enticed him into running for office. Donna enticed the cat into coming down from the tree.

entice

someone (or an animal) into something to lure someone or an animal into something. Can I entice you into the house for some cold lemonade? We were able to entice the squirrel into the box with nuts.

entice

someone or an animal with something to lure someone or an animal with something. We tried to entice him with a description of the cake, but he was not interested in coming. If the cat won't come in, try enticing it with a bit of fish.
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The sisters were alike as little girls, but at the time of the Wilcox episode their methods were beginning to diverge; the younger was rather apt to entice people, and, in enticing them, to be herself enticed; the elder went straight ahead, and accepted an occasional failure as part of the game.
This new scent from Soma entices the senses with a top note of wild black currant, a romantic bouquet of evening gardenia, champagne rose and fresh freesia, and the lingering warmth of white musk.
City Nails and Entices pancake and ice cream bar have signed five and ten year leases for 350 sq ft and 1,270 sq ft premises respectively.
Recent studies indicate product quality is the leading factor that entices consumers to purchase more mushrooms.
A notebook hidden in a Writer's Corner of the library entices kids to write their ideas about school and life--and soon the notebook is causing trouble as it becomes filled with rumor and innuendo.
She entices the viewer with her imagination--for example, botanical photos unite with Indian dance motifs and flow into technical movement with hypnotic ease.
At its most didactic, feminist art alienates the male portion of its audience; but when it entices, it's at women's expense.
The magic of the ``Harry Potter'' series is that it entices children to read, leaves them begging for more and invites them into a world of fantasy and imagination that is healthy and fun.
Using native American legends and dozens of fun activities, Shedd entices the reader to explore the world of wildlife--a world he enriches with range maps and fascinating "did-you-know" sidebars based on solid wildlife biology.
In addition, the new Web site indulges visitors with information regarding the delectable world-class cuisine at the resort's 15 fine restaurants, entices golf enthusiasts with a concierge who can arrange tee times on several Las Vegas courses, displays a menu of rejuvenating services offered at Canyon Ranch SpaClub and features valuable material about The Venetian's wedding packages.
City Nails and Entices pancake and ice-cream bar have signed five and ten-year leases respectively.
By offering a serious sim with a real game to it, Caesar 2 entices players to build not just one city, but an entire empire.
THE Entice Project is now in its third successful year bringing employers, candidates and training providers together.
That was the message at an event organised by Entice at Colne Valley High School, where pupils were invited to meet employers and discover the raft of apprenticeships on offer.