[ UK /ɛntˈaɪs/ ]
[ US /ɪnˈtaɪs/ ]
[ US /ɪnˈtaɪs/ ]
provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
He lured me into temptation
How To Use entice In A Sentence
- He founded his own business in the mid 1970s, and by 2004, at least fifteen master artists currently heading their own studios had apprenticed under him.
- The Germans also launched a maladroit effort to entice Mexico into the war, exposed by the Zimmermann telegraph affair.
- Wizard Apprentice Nicodemus had thought to be the prophesied Halcyon, but is afflicted with cacography, which stuns his growth as a magician. REVIEW: Spellwright by Blake Charlton
- Son of a court equerry in Munich, he was apprenticed in 1582/3 to the court painter, Hans Donauer.
- The law, the church, letters, art, and politics all enticed him; but he could not decide of which mistress the blandishments were the sweetest. The Bertrams
- Would-be apprentices are questioned about their attitude towards foreigners, and they take part in a week-long workshop on tolerance and diversity.
- They include worm charming where two teams compete to entice the slimy creatures out of the ground. The Sun
- You have to have some sort of engagement, some sort of a carrot that not only entices that actual government but makes sure that other forces within Iran know there's an alternative. A Firmer Hand
- I know that the idea of an apprenticeship is more important in the classical world, that you should build up a solid career bit by bit, rather than aim for sudden, one-time success. Archive 2006-10-01
- To entice foreign visitors, four London buses made a promotional tour of the Continent.