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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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Entice Him & Her is available in 75ml bottle across all Ajmal showrooms and selected dealers from all over the Middle East.
According to the company, the first phase of the project, completed in late 2008, involved installation of clustered ENTICE session controllers to allow more efficient port utilisation, enabling connectivity to international carriers, as well as to handle wholesale routing and billing.
I am sure that Welsh tourism business and Visit Wales can entice people with bargains.
The company has further combined its Stratus CSB with ENTICE to enable the services that are provided by one network to be used in another.
To entice DaimlerChrysler to remain in Toledo and construct a new vehicle-assembly plant near its existing facility, the state granted it approximately $280 million in tax abatements and credits.
of previously untapped wealth" to entice the political class of various nations, including our own, to finish the job of constructing a UN-dominated global political system.
A year earlier, its barn-like exterior had failed to entice me in and I tend to find his work uninspiring.
Last year, interest rates in the larger Mexican and Brazilian economies were low enough to entice banks to lend.
Cotton Field of Dreams is powerful enough to provoke dreams and dialogue and simple enough to entice smiles and laughter.
The relationship between the lead couple make the tale work as she matures yet pulls out every seductive trick she knows to entice Luke to come to what he originally perceived as the dark side.
Further, individuals can portray anyone (e.g., someone from the opposite sex, single, more attractive, less overweight, or similar in age to the victim) in their attempts to entice juveniles online.
The desire to entice rich people--commonly called "choice" riders--is a big reason why pricey light-rail lines have broken ground in so many cities, and why more than two dozen cities are angling for federal funds to build more.