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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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Thursday sees the launch of the fourth instalment of Lord Dafydd Wigley's autobiography enticingly entitled Be Nesa
This is usually reserved for wholly impractical, small engined, enticingly fast cars so cramped that should you get your re-entry timing wrong the fire service would be at the scene for days.
This is usually reserved for a wholly impractical, smallengined, enticingly fast car, so cramped that should you get your re-entry timing wrong the fire service will be at the scene for days.
Aida, Chisinau National Opera New Alexandra Theatre BILLED, enticingly, as containing "amazing fire effects", audiences of producer/director Ellen Kent's Aida will have been disappointed.
Citrus and pear aromas float enticingly above the glass.
the winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy," wrote the naturalist John Muir, enticingly -- but that's too rarely an option.
In doing so, he teaches viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims.
Each chapter ends leading enticingly into the next, compelling the reader to read on.
With You Everyday is another blues - but the rest of the album is an enticingly eclectic exercise.
Hovering near the bottom of the water column, brightly colored, baited hooks wiggle enticingly as they drift in the current.
With its enticingly delicious range of cold desserts that has fans queuing up every so often and new customers discovering the dainty treats, Baskin Robbins has carved a niche for its ever-growing loyalists.
Private sellers are still struggling with their finances, though, and at the lower end of the market, there's some enticingly cheap stuff.
But the statue of a nude woman that rotates enticingly between the two revolving doors--where it can be seen only in passing as one enters or leaves the building--has remained.
egendary Australian speedster Lillee, now 62, reached the 250-milestone in his 48th Test, and Steyn stands enticingly on 244 scalps from 47 appearances for South Africa in the five-day game.
The second day of WOW kicks off with an enticingly labeled session on "Boogers & Branding: Two Case Studies.