enticement

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Enticement \En*tice"ment\, noun [OF. enticement.]

1. The act or practice of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions.

2. That which entices, or incites to evil; means of allurement; alluring object; as, an enticement to sin.

Syn: Allurement; attraction; temptation; seduction; inveiglement; persuasion; inducement.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

enticement

noun

1: something that seduces or has the quality to seduce [syn: {temptation}, {enticement}]

2: qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward [syn: {lure}, {enticement}, {come-on}]

3: the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire; "his enticements were shameless" [syn: {enticement}, {temptation}]


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