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English verb: entice

1. entice (communication) provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion


SamplesHe lured me into temptation.


ExamplesThey entice him to write the letter


Synonymslure, tempt


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something


Broader (hypernym)provoke, stimulate


Narrower (hyponym)bait, call, decoy, hook, lead on, seduce, snare, stool, tweedle









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