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Entice

To wrongfully solicit, persuade, procure, allure, attract, draw by blandishment, coax, or seduce. To lure, induce, tempt, incite, or persuade a person to do a thing. Enticement of a child is inviting, persuading, or attempting to persuade a child to enter any vehicle, building, room, or secluded place with intent to commit an unlawful sexual act upon or with the person of said child.

entice

verb allure, bait, cajole, coax, decoy, divert, inveigh, lure, seduce, tempt
See also: bait, betray, cajole, coax, ensnare, entrap, interest, inveigle, lure, prevail upon
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The Minmetals Non-Ferrous court filing contends that the Lehman Brothers entities enticed a lone, unauthorized, unqualified employee of the company into making increasingly risky, complex, and inappropriate derivatives transactions which he had no authority to enter into under corporate rules and for which Minmetals Non-Ferrous had no authorization under Chinese laws and regulations.
The plug has also enticed pelicans and even alligators.
The five-year-old company, a multi-national concern that leases pallets and containers to consumer goods manufacturers and distributors throughout North America, was enticed into moving to Florida by tax incentives granted by the state government and the city of Orlando.
The success of the industry has enticed companies with related expertise to enter the market: PCB fabricators, distributors, semiconductor manufacturers, suppliers of molded plastic parts, and electronics equipment manufacturers with expertise and capacity to sell.
Men would eagerly wait in line, enticed by the talker's promise that these women would "take it off, roll it up, and throw it right at you.
Artistic director--choreographer Alonzo King constantly enticed them into being more daring, more passionate.
The reader is enticed into learning the taxonomic characteristics of the region's native trees through stories of people who used them creatively in their lives.
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Despite its relative success, the Lebanese Shi'ite community, namely in the south, have experienced divisions that enticed a number of its members to collaborate with Israel against the wishes of the Shi'ite majority which is supportive of Hizballah and Amal.
The researchers enticed a flat, featureless coating of melted Plexiglas to grow upward to meet a silicon template, or mask.