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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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Accessibility to the arts, entertainment options and sports are also a huge enticer, developers say.
The enticer does not generally pay money directly to the public representative.
The water level was very high and fast, but the fish fell to a chunk of ledgered Strawberry Luncheon Meat on the end of an Abu Garcia Enticer and 10lb line.
TheFirefly is loosely based on the previous Fiesta enticer, the Finesse, and is available in both three-door and five-door guise.
It can print eye-catching, color graphics on a wide range of materials; and as a recent NFO Research, Inc study revealed, printing the return address and enticer in color greatly increases the chance of a mail piece being opened - a critical first step for improving direct mail response rates.
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The booby fly was the most popular fish enticer - this invention has really revolutionised lake fishing.
I was using a 55-gallon barrel of sweet-coated popcorn as my primary bait, with molasses and dog food as further enticers.
For both, the completed action cannot change, meaning the higher status enticers retain and gain power by their influence upon others.