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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.

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On the other hand, using fiscal policy for financing R&D investment in whole of European Union, at least in short term, through an emission of a fitting fiscal stimulus (i.e., of the nature of fiscal enticements as those described above) is less exercised, on average--which does not mean such tools should be less used.
The cynics will claim that free and discounted tickets had a lot to do with, but other tracks have used similar enticements and failed and there was definitely a buzz about Goffs Millions day on Sunday.
Faced with a challenging mature market and growing competition from the direct-to-consumer sales channel, beauty retailers are beefing up enticements like customer loyalty programs in an effort to retain customers and attract new ones.
However, the Society of Iranian Jews dismissed them as "immature political enticements" and said their national identity was not for sale.
It's just one of the enticements being offered to holi-daymakers in search of that escape to a rural retreat in the unspoilt countryside of Suffolk and Norfolk.
If you have the operation there, we will pay from the first dime, plus transportation and hotel for you and your wife--and next year, when you are all healed, we will give you a vacation in Thailand." How would such enticements affect your institution's patient flow and strategies?
And if those enticements don't work, governments must use coercion: They must conscript young people, force them into military service, threaten them with prison if they do not comply.
Five years ago, when real estate values were much lower, there were many financial enticements to consider buying new buildings rather than stretching the value of existing ones, so many owners quickly dismissed as an inconvenience the idea of a building stretch or a vertical expansion.
PURE PLEASURE With so many enticements surrounding people every day, how does someone become addicted to food rather than alcohol, drugs gambling, video games, or various other alluring pleasures?
Juliet Stevenson in the world preem of a play by Irishman Tom Murphy is among the enticements of the just-announced fall season at the Royal Court.
The IOC's ethics commission called in all five city leaders for talks yesterday following announcements by London and New York of enticements for athletes and sporting federations.
They thought themselves impotent against the insidious influence of radio, as they think themselves helpless against the irresistible enticements of television.