enticement

Definitions of enticement
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n something that seduces or has the quality to seduce

Synonyms:
temptation
Types:
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
Type of:
influence
a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do

n qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward

Synonyms:
come-on, lure
Type of:
attraction, attractiveness
the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts

n the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire

“his enticements were shameless”
Synonyms:
temptation
Types:
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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
Type of:
influence
causing something without any direct or apparent effort

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