enticement

[ US /ɪnˈtaɪsmənt/ ]
[ UK /ɛntˈa‍ɪsmənt/ ]
NOUN
  1. something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
  2. the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire
    his enticements were shameless
  3. qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
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How To Use enticement In A Sentence

  • GLOSS: nere] nearer; yede] went; hett] promised; waite] take heed; baite] enticement, nourishment; in fere] together; dawngerouse] difficult of approach, haughty; farre] farther; narre] nearer Quia Amore Langueo
  • [5143] Another terms it the companion of all filthy delights and enticements, and 'tis not easily told what inconveniences come by it, what scurrile talk, obscene actions, and many times such monstrous gestures, such lascivious motions, such wanton tunes, meretricious kisses, homely embracings. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • To i­magine that the United States can stop China from pursuing its own economic ambitions through nagging, threats, or enticement is to fool ourselves. China Makes, The World Takes
  • Our context is challenging: we've had strong demand growth in Québec over the last five years, new supplies at market prices but electricity rates which reflect average costing, which is standard practice but obviously not a great enticement to save power. Hydro-Quebec's Results 2005, Perspectives 2006
  • However, ongoing reports suggested the scale of enticements might be much larger.
  • Content data services are likely to function primarily as enticements to induce more voice usage.
  • There were so many enticements offered that I could not refuse the job.
  • An added enticement is that the Tourist Assistance Card includes ambulance service, prescription drugs, legal assistance (presumably for robberies), and reimbursement if your flights are delayed or, heaven forbid, canceled. Tourism in Mexico City, Cancun and Ajijic
  • He said the only enticement left for companies in their business is the competitive tax rate Ireland enjoys.
  • The court held that there was a cause of action and thus generalised the existing action for enticement of a servant.
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