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

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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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You've got people coming with a lot of baggage from the novel, which is great, but you have got to try and seduce them away from it.
Ironically, however, Armida encourages such attentions not so that she can lead Christians to truth but in order to seduce them away from it; beneath her veil is nor a higher truth, not spirit, but more matter, body, letter.