Examples of entice in a Sentence
every commercial seemed to be for some tempting snack specifically designed to entice me from my diet
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Thomas Bach, who took over as IOC president in 2013, has driven a cost-cutting agenda to entice cities to bid for future Games and minimize damage to the Olympic brand.
Both strategies have their risks, yet the former seems more conducive to enticing the NHL and NBA.
If a 30-foot wide screen and view of the city skyline isn’t enough to entice you, does not appeal to you, stay indoors; the museum is open and free between 5pm and 9pm on movie nights.
America’s natural gas is flowing out of the country at a record pace, helping to ease a supply glut at home while tumbling prices for the fuel entice overseas buyers.
In a previous life, Ben Lomond was set up as a simpler museum, which wasn’t that enticing to visitors, said Brendon Hanafin, chief of the historic preservation division.
There will be an array of new magnet offerings that could entice thousands more to choose change.
Cubs rookie Ian Happ saw a lot of changeups and breaking pitches during his first week in the majors, then was challenged by opponents trying to entice him to chase high fastballs.
Tuilefano said of the shot, eschewing the softballs and soccer balls that might entice other girls her age back then at Cesar Chavez Middle School in Oceanside.
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Origin and Etymology of entice
Middle English, from Anglo-French enticer, from Vulgar Latin *intitiare, from Latin in- + titio firebrand
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of entice
ENTICE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of entice for English Language Learners
: to attract (someone) especially by offering or showing something that is appealing, interesting, etc.
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