entice


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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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To save me, your trustful eyes had to entice my thought to the very edge of the blackest treachery.
She sat so long with her eyes wide open, that at length Little Dorrit, to entice her from her box, rose and looked out of window.
Blue Communications Leverages Stratus' ENTICE E-REV Solution to Enter Barbados' Newly Deregulated Market
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Instead, use a locater call, like a crow or owl call, to entice a gobble without making the birds wary of a turkey call.
Kufrovich has pleaded not guilty to one count of using the Internet and telephone wires to entice a minor to engage in sex and one count of traveling to engage in sex with a minor.
As kiosks are enjoying widespread adoption, integrators and OEMs are continually challenged to build systems that entice kiosk visitors to use them and enable kiosk deployment in more unique locations, especially outdoors," said Francie Mendelsohn, president, Summit Research Associates.
Emergent's ENTICE Session Controller provides initiation and termination services as well as SIP proxy and redirect services in a SIP environment.
A proprietary e-mail system that automates proactive customer communications and can be used at every point of the sales cycle: Pre-sale to entice prospects with a special offer.
The new prepaid yakForFree VoIP capability is provided through a partnership between Emergent and DaVinci, whereby Emergent's innovative open systems platform, ENTICE, enables the feature and DaVinci integrates it.
ENTICE controls the Excel CSP 2090 gateway, enabling NTT Communications Clearinghouse to rapidly add new high margin services into the network, and to easily deploy new services in response to changing customer needs.
Ironically, seismic damage at Anaheim Stadium several years ago has allowed the city to declare the property a redevelopment zone, giving the city another tool to entice developers through tax-incremental financing.
amp; DALLAS -- El Salvador-based Wholesale Provider Migrates to IP with New, Carrier-Grade Multifunction Gateway based on Emergent's ENTICE and Excel's CSP 2090
Sure, speed, latitude, longitude, distance and direction are all critical elements for command of the water world, but we want more colorful stories to entice us into the brine.
Integrating Excel CSP and Emergent Entice Solution for Long