entice (someone or something) with (something)

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entice (someone or something) with (something)

To use something appealing to convince someone or an animal to do something. We enticed the animals with some food and got them into the trap. I enticed the kids with the promise of ice cream.
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The world is constantly throwing stuff at us, attempting to entice us with items that play on our cravings.
They tempt and entice us with the things we want to have or to be the person we wish we were.
The publishers entice us with the promise of two more CDs with both piano quintets and the early piano trios op.
Such new comets often have surface deposits of low-temperature volatiles, mainly carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, that vaporize far from the Sun and entice us with temporary early activity.
CREDIT card companies are bending over backwards to entice us with new cards offering rewards every time we spend.
He would entice us with the leather seats, eight-track tape player and many other "bells and whistles." With each option, our excitement would grow.
That's an appropriate persona, since Morris designs the reporter--simply called "English Boy"--to entice us with easy outs for the moral failings at Abu Ghraib.
Christmas sales used to be known as the January sales, only by January we'll now have a mid season sale as the big stores try to entice us with new ploys to rid us of our cash.