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lead on

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lead on

  1. to lead away from a usual or proper course by offering some pleasure or advantage a con man whose dupes are usually led on by their own greed and eagerness to turn an easy buck Synonyms of lead on allure, bait, beguile, betray, decoy, entice, lure, seduce, solicit, temptWords Related to lead on draw in, inveigle, persuade, rope (in), snow; catch, enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entrap, mesh, snare, tangle, trap; bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, fascinate, magnetize, wileNear Antonyms of lead on alert, caution, forewarn, ward (off), warn; drive (away or off), repulse, turn away


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