[ US /ɛnˈtaɪsɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɛntˈa‍ɪsɪŋ/ ]
  1. highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    an alluring prospect
    the voice was low and beguiling
    difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    a tempting invitation
    her alluring smile
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How To Use enticing In A Sentence

  • Kind and tempting was the invitation to prolong my stay at the See House; enticing was the prospect offered me of a visit to a seigneurie on the Ottawa; and it was with very great reluctance that, after a sojourn of only one day, I left this abode of refinement and hospitality, and the valued friends who had received me with so much kindness, for a tedious journey to New The Englishwoman in America
  • Delve further and it is less enticing. Times, Sunday Times
  • Despite Cairn's mixed results, the Arctic waters off the coast of Greenland remain enticing for oil companies, where experts estimate that 4. 1bn barrels of untapped crude lies. Cairn Energy fails to find enough oil off the coast of Greenland
  • Ornate doorways offer glimpses of inner courtyards and enticing interiors; many are university buildings, but just as many are candlelit bistros and bars.
  • The offer was too enticing to refuse.
  • It has an enticing scent and flavour of just pressed grapes cut with a fresh note of lemon.
  • Kaleidoscope fashions with swirling flowers and paisley prints make little chiffon or satin dresses very bold and enticing.
  • Enticing research also comes from studies of caloric restriction.
  • Yields are on the whole less enticing. Times, Sunday Times
  • As a result, the metamorphic forms have a simultaneously repellant and enticing effect.
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