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  • n. Plural form of seduction.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • For scents, like musical sounds, are rare sublimaters of the essence of memory (this is a prodigious fine phrase -- I hope it means something), and scents need not be seductive in themselves to recall the seductions of scenes and days gone by.

    Peter Ibbetson

  • Baptists pick young leaders for top offices, celebrate giving Baylor prof says Francis Schaeffer returned to fundamentalist views Rift among Missouri conservatives boils over at convention meeting SBC leader says Christians can be good lobbyists despite 'seductions'

    ABP News

  • In Kerala, the rightwing orientation of organised Hindu and Christian faith bared its fangs, claiming that there was a well-organized, well-funded, clandestine Muslim organisation behind alleged 'seductions': they were referring to a few instances in which Hindu and Christian women chose to marry Muslim men - their classmates.

    Countercurrents.org

  • "seductions," that the victim has offered a voluntary or involuntary invitation.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 Sexual Inversion

  • It has been plausibly alleged that in his compulsive seductions — of Simone de Beauvoir, for one — he did not always stop quite short of physical coercion.

    The Zealot

  • Writing in the New York Times, music critic Milo Miles called Mr. Isaacs "the most exquisite vocalist in reggae," adding that "his lustful songs are not simple seductions or sexual boasts but sensuous daydreams, escapes from tribulation that invite the listener along."

    Gregory Isaacs, Jamaican reggae artist, dead at 59

  • Suddenly, however, when it comes to Paradise, he is on the side of skepticism and reason against the seductions of “magic” and “superstition.”

    2009 March 02 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • Fragile and delicate ceramic, glass and clay containers on display illustrate the need to give a visual character to the sensory seductions of the fragrant essences within.

    What's On Around Europe

  • Even the Church of the Heavenly Rest, that bastion of high WASPdom on Fifth Avenue and 90th Street, wasn't immune to the seductions of popular culture, having served as the setting for a scene in "The Devil's Advocate," starring Al Pacino as the devil.

    Second-Story Daredevils

  • Further: seductions of students during the course of field trips are now similarly prohibited.

    A Message from Your Local Superintendent Concerning Sex in Our Public Schools

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