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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Zachary Bunyon Douglas Melvin, 22, of Pansey, allegedly enticed minors for sexual acts and transmitted pornography to a minor by an electronic device, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said.
Miami's main competition for Hayward – had hoped to trade for George partly to entice Hayward to wear green.
The service will have other bells and whistles to entice would-be subscribers, including bonus scenes and interviews with casts and writers.
Enticed by healthy Medicare payments — about $450 for a two-hour session — and for-profit management companies that do much of the work, nearly 1,300 U.S. hospitals have installed hyperbaric facilities.
Kevin Walters from Oceanside used Trout Nuggets at Silver Lake in the June Lake Loop to entice a 5-pound, 15-ounce rainbow, and Vista angler Bill Wilczynski landed a 6-pound brown trout at Rock Creek Lake using a minijig.
Everything is designed to look legitimate to entice pet sitters into accepting the job.
His landscaping enticed several members of the Phillies baseball team, including Tug McGraw, to take short-term leases — a thrill for Osmanski, who was a Phillies fan.
In the early 1900s, the former rock quarry site enticed picnickers and swimmers to spend their summers at the lake.
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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.
ENTICE Defined for Kids
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