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seduce (one) (away) from (someone or something)

To lead, attract, or entice one away from some person, thing, or place. She was seduced from her strict moral code by the promise of political power. I know it's a cliché, but I can't help feeling nervous that Tom's secretary is going to seduce him away from me. The promise of untold riches in the dangerous land seduced many reckless adventurers away from their homes.
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seduce someone from something

to lure someone away from something. The crooked agent seduced Jerry from his usual honest behavior. Frank was seduced from his proper ways by the offer of money.
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One seduces, imprinting a special rhythm in the voice.
He not only serves as a model for the other students on how to handle Hector's advances with aplomb but also seduces a much younger male teacher, Irwin (played by Stephen Campbell Moore), because he can find no other way to get to him.
Laughter is the best medicine for coping with life burden's in The Truth About Being A Bass Fisherman's Wife, a chuckle-inducing compilation of all-too-recognizable incidents, from attempting to seduce the bass fisherman (don't try when his favorite fishing TV show is on cable) to the subtle nuances of "fish talk".
Because they are so thoroughly (gasp now, o ye puritans) pleasurable, and because the sound of a great story well read, whether by one voice or a full cast, is--as it has always been--the most effective way to seduce someone into the path of the reader.
While Colorado dance artists search for funding, communication, community activism, and technical innovation, their most awesome and perhaps insurmountable task is the daily competition with the extraordinary natural world around them: The blessed mountain ranges that grace their cities seduce many outdoorsy Coloradans into spending most of their leisure time outside.
I don't try - I seduce or I don't,'' she replies with the sort of brazen bravado that would land her a spot on ``America's Next Top Model'' today, adding, ``I don't have to seduce with my body.
Her goal is to seduce and be seduced in the midst of her art.
Shortly after arriving on the scene, Toby begins to seduce Ellie with his ersatz entertainment--imitating a "Brazilan mugwump"--while Chino is marginalized and feminized, a short-order cook with an apron flipping burgers.
A female school teacher propositioned and attempted to seduce a girl pupil at a party just minutes after having sex with a 15-year-old boy, it was claimed in court yesterday.
The actress, who enjoyed a four-year stint in the BBC soap, admitted to asking a famous scientist to seduce her and posing NUDE as an artists' model.
And asked what is it about her that captivates so many men, she said: ``I always liked to seduce and to be seduced.
Since the core of the cultural concept of "seduction" relies upon a belief in men's agency, a man's leading astray, this study will examine how Spanish men employed the language of emotion to seduce in love letters, and how they presented themselves as acting and feeling in the process of seduction in a seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Mexico.