Definition of "entice" []

  • To attract by arousing hope or desire; lure: The promise of higher pay enticed me into the new job. See Synonyms at lure. (verb-transitive)
  • To attract or draw towards oneself by exciting hope or desire; tempt; allure (verb)

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Use "entice" in a sentence
  • "Brilliant flowers and birds grace the collage surfaces and intriguing titles entice you into the inner thoughts of the artist."
  • "We need to understand that titles entice readers into reading a post, or they can also put them off!"
  • "In late July, he implied that Mr. Anwar could use corrupt practices to "entice" MPs to join the opposition."