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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enticement  \En*tice"ment\,  n.  [OF.  enticement.] 
  1.  The  act  or  practice  of  alluring  or  tempting;  as  the 
  enticements  of  evil  companions. 
 
  2.  That  which  entices,  or  incites  to  evil;  means  of 
  allurement;  alluring  object;  as  an  enticement  to  sin. 
 
  Syn:  Allurement;  attraction;  temptation;  seduction; 
  inveiglement;  persuasion;  inducement. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enticement 
  n  1:  something  tempting  or  enticing  [syn:  {temptation}] 
  2:  qualities  that  attract  by  seeming  to  promise  some  kind  of 
  reward  [syn:  {lure},  {come-on}] 
  3:  the  act  of  influencing  by  exciting  hope  or  desire;  "his 
  enticements  were  shameless"  [syn:  {temptation}] 




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