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enticement

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of enticement

  1. 1 something that persuades one to perform an action for pleasure or gain <the hospital often offers T-shirts or caps as enticements for people to donate blood> Synonyms allurement, bait, come-on, lure, siren song, temptation, turn-onRelated Words appeal, call; attraction, boost, encouragement, goad, impetus, impulse, incentive, inducement, motivation, persuasion, seducement, seduction, spur, stimulus; decoy, snare, trap; entrapment, mousetrapNear Antonyms alarm (also alarum), alert, caution, forewarning, notice, warning

  2. 2 the act or pressure of giving in to a desire especially when ill-advised <the enticement of the party buffet was just too great to ignore for very long> Synonyms allurement, temptation, lure, seductionRelated Words siren song; allure, appeal, attraction, attractiveness, charm, enchantment, glamour (also glamor); beckoning, invitation; bait, inducement, influence, persuasion, power, sway




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