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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·tice v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enticed p. pr. & vb. n. Enticing ]  To draw on, by exciting hope or desire; to allure; to attract; as, the bait enticed the fishes. Often in a bad sense: To lead astray; to induce to evil; to tempt; as, the sirens enticed them to listen.
 Roses blushing as they blow,
 And enticing men to pull.   --Beau. & Fl.
    My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.   --Prov. i. 10.
 Go, and thine erring brother gain,
 Entice him home to be forgiven.   --Keble.
 Syn: -- To allure; lure; coax; decoy; seduce; tempt; inveigle; incite; persuade; prevail on. See Allure.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·ti·cing a. That entices; alluring.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire; "an
            alluring prospect"; "her alluring smile"; "the voice
            was low and beguiling"; "difficult to say no to an
            enticing advertisement"; "a tempting invitation" [syn:
            alluring, beguiling, tempting]