HyperDic: enticement

English > 3 senses of the word enticement:
NOUNcognitionenticement, temptationsomething that seduces or has the quality to seduce
attributeenticement, lure, come-onqualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
actenticement, temptationthe act of influencing by exciting hope or desire
enticement > pronunciation
Soundsihntay'smahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > enticement: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSomething that seduces or has the quality to seduce.
Synonymtemptation
NarrowerallurementAttractiveness
bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetenerAnything that serves as an enticement / enticement
forbidden fruitOriginally an apple from the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden
BroaderinfluenceA cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do
Spanishtentación
Catalantemptació
Verbsenticeprovoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
English > enticement: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningQualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward.
Synonymslure, come-on
Broaderattraction, attractivenessThe quality of arousing interest
Spanishaliciente, atractivo, encanto
Catalanal·licient, atractiu, encant, encís
Verbsenticeprovoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
English > enticement: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of influencing by exciting hope or desire.
Example"his enticements were shameless"
Synonymtemptation
Narrowerblandishment, wheedlingThe act of urging by means of teasing or flattery
leading astray, leading offThe act of enticing others into sinful ways
seductionenticing someone astray from right behavior
solicitation, allurementThe act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)
BroaderinfluenceCausing something without any direct or apparent effort
Spanishtentación
Catalantemptació
Verbsenticeprovoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion

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