enticement

Definitions of enticement
  1. noun
    something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
    synonyms: temptation
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    forbidden fruit
    originally an apple from the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden; it is now used to refer to anything that is tempting but dangerous (as sexuality)
    bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetener
    anything that serves as an enticement
    allurement
    attractiveness
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    influence
    a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do
  2. noun
    qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    synonyms: come-on, lure
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    attraction, attractiveness
    the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts
  3. noun
    the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire
    “his enticements were shameless”
    synonyms: temptation
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    blandishment, wheedling
    the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery
    leading astray, leading off
    the act of enticing others into sinful ways
    seduction
    enticing someone astray from right behavior
    allurement, solicitation
    the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)
    ingratiation, insinuation
    the act of gaining acceptance or affection for yourself by persuasive and subtle blandishments
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    influence
    causing something without any direct or apparent effort
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