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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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If organized religion, especially Christianity, cannot quench their longing, then they are open to the enticements of alternative ideas about God and spiritual matters to give them a sense of connectedness with the world, with others who feel as they do, and in an environment where they do not feel threatened or ridiculed.
When the ship docks in Cardiff next month, it's sure to instantly become one of the city's most popular tourist enticements.
Pharmaceutical direct-to-consumer advertising and drug company physician enticements can influence how your doctor prescribes medications.
And they are targeting Gardai with enticements of bigger pay packets and better conditions.
Keep in mind that books remain the clearest windows to a world of expanded vocabulary, imagination and a variety of enticements.
Hospitals are now offering signing-on bonuses of pounds 3,000, tuition and student-loan reimbursement programmes, child care subsidies, flexible hours and other enticements to help fill out their ranks.
If Cole had his druthers, choreographer Maguy Marin would also be on the front line with Morris and Cunningham, but luring her 9,000 miles from the enticements of cultural life in France has proved daunting, he said.
After sifting through a mountain of off-the-wall enticements, consumers in New England became he first to choose their electric suppliers in late 997.
And, as with repertory house, where some sense of character and identity are an integral part of the cinema going experience, budget operators have come to acknowledge the advantages of providing similar enticements.
Exhibit A: Coelhds invention of the "Speaker's Club," boasting the enticements of &"round of golf with the Speaker" or cocktails with the Democratic members of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, which writes the tax laws.
More importantly, this study compels physicians to think of additional enticements to attend (according to AMA Guidelines).
Display cases full of skillfully crafted, delicious-looking pastries provide enticements that patrons cannot resist.