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Definition 1: the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire - [noun denoting act]

Samples where enticement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his enticements were shameless

Synonyms for enticement in the sense of this definition

(enticement is a kind of ...) causing something without any direct or apparent effort

(... is a kind of enticement ) the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery

(... is a kind of enticement ) the act of enticing others into sinful ways

(... is a kind of enticement ) enticing someone astray from right behavior

(... is a kind of enticement ) the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)

Definition 2: qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for enticement in the sense of this definition

(enticement is a kind of ...) the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts

"her personality held a strange attraction for him"

Definition 3: something that seduces or has the quality to seduce - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for enticement in the sense of this definition

(enticement is a kind of ...) a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do

"her wishes had a great influence on his thinking"

(... is a kind of enticement ) 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)

(... is a kind of enticement ) anything that serves as an enticement

(... is a kind of enticement ) attractiveness

"its allurement was its remoteness"

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