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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 Enticing bottle design embodies the essence of femininity with its sensuous curves and luminous blush colored fragrance.
The spam video has been enticing users to click on the link has flooded users' timelines and spreading malware.
Myers was sentenced to prison in September after being convicted of four counts of enticing and attempting to entice minors for sex.
Zazou mentioned that the referendum on the recently revised constitution will have a significant role in enticing investment, as it will make sure democratic balance in the nation, and encourage traders about the business and tourism environment in Egypt.
After some enticing with a few digestives and several attempts to bite her rescuer, Corris was evacuated from the crag safe and well.
BMI said, however, "These discovery announcements are unlikely to succeed in their goal of enticing more foreign investment into Iran's upstream segment so long as Western energy sanctions remain in place.
The defendant admitted setting up the Sandra Green Agency on Facebook but denied enticing girls to have indecent images taken.
Global Banking News-17 August 2010-Federal Reserve rules to restrict banks from enticing customers(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
The 32-year-old Liverpool full-back was persuaded to return to the big stage by new Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni, who moved swiftly after his appointment to begin the process of enticing him back into the fold.
The Bryan-Smart-trained gelding ran a good race when beating the William Haggastrained Enticing in the Audi, but the tables were turned in the same race last month.
Does Dawn Primarolo think that cigarette packets are so pretty, and so enticing to children, that they should be placed under the counter lest they can't control their urge to buy them?
William Haggas' top sprinter Enticing is booked to attempt back-to-back victories at Glorious Goodwood.
Staffordshire trainer Ed McMahon runs his in-form pair Pivotal's Princess and Terentia, and both should run well - but Enticing looks the one to be on.
Enticing is fancied to run her rivals ragged when she reappears in the EBF Lansdown Fillies' Stakes at Bath.
The truth is, when you're going after the others who've been shut out of the $12-an-hour job market you've got to make it seem more enticing.