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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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There was nothing t o choose between them in the closing stages but Enticing, the 3-1 favourite, got the verdict from the judge over Kevin Ryan's colt by a short head.
Jyoti, known for its gourmet yet easy-to-prepare Indian cuisine, is making your next meal more enticing with its Kala Channa.
He said: ``We do not take issue with their right to market an offer,but enticing people to leave work is not the way forward.
FSB spokesman Stephen Alambritis said: "We do not take issue with their right to market an offer, but enticing people to leave work is not the way forward.
Yet Chile's track record of signing trade deals over the past decade--it has made deals worth tens of billions of dollars with all of North America, the European bloc and the richest chunks of Asia, as well as bilateral pacts around Latin America--has made for an enticing proposition: Set up shop across the border, then ship to the world.
At first, Tabitha rebuffs the offer, yet the lure of money and adventure proves too enticing.
The novel is an enticing blend of East and West, as both cultures struggle to understand each other and the forces that have shaped them.
Sabbagh profiles some of the individuals who find this challenge so enticing that they've devoted their lives to its pursuit.
On April 4, the Miami Herald reported that Llano bragged about enticing soldiers to become baptized by offering them access to clean water in his baptismal font.
There must be safeguards to prevent people like Patterson enticing young girls or embarking on inappropriate relationships.
Attorney Jeff Kent said federal sentencing guidelines don't provide adequate punishment for the crime of enticing a minor over state lines for illegal sexual activity.
Geithner no doubt was offered a host of enticing private sector opportunities, but clearly remains committed to the goal of maintaining a historic continuity of expertise in the public sector at this time of global financial fragility.