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Related / Similar Words: enticement

 

Definition:
  • the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire; "his enticements were shameless";
  • something that seduces or has the quality to seduce;
  • the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid; "he felt the temptation and his will power weakened";

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    Hyponyms: blandishment, wheedling, leading astray, leading off, seduction, solicitation, allurement, forbidden fruit, bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetener

     

    Derivational Morphology: entice, lure, tempt, charm, influence, invite, allure

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 誘惑   Danish: fristelse  
    Dutch: verleiding   Finnish: kiusaus  
    French: tentation   German: Versuchung  
    Hebrew: פיתוי   Hungarian: kísértés  
    Italian: tentazione   Japanese: 誘惑  
    Korean: 유혹   Portuguese: tentação  
    Romanian: ispită   Russian: искушение  
    Spanish: tentación   Swedish: frestelse  
     
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