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  • n. Plural form of enticement.

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Examples

  • It essentially says that despite meetings and enticements from the mayor and officials from Volterra, Summit has decided to film in Montepulciano.

    Twilight Lexicon » New Moon To Shoot Shoot In Montepulciano

  • "Self-control is a vital skill for scanning the horizon to be prepared for what might happen to you, for envisaging your own future possibilities, … and for waiting for the really good things that are worth waiting for, instead of jumping for short-term enticements," wrote Terrie Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi , the Duke University psychologists who led the research, in an email.

    A Factor of Success As Adults: Self-Control

  • History records with what unbroken faith, through many changes, and despite many provocations from their allies and many enticements from the French rulers and missionaries, this alliance was maintained to the last.

    The Iroquois Book of Rites

  • He that so far wants understanding as to be drawn aside by these enticements is led on, ignorantly, to his own inevitable ruin: He knows not, will not believe, does not consider, the tempter will not let him know, that the dead are there, that those who live in pleasure are dead while they live, dead in trespasses and sins.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • Graduate school, no matter its qood qualities and enticements, is not a sexy process. 2 Don’t get me wrong, there are delicious moments as a grad student; moments of intellectual excitement and even a mental orgasm here and there, but on a daily basis, sexy it is not.

    Wandering the Towers – An Academic Romance, Part 1 | Living the Liminal

  • Chief among the enticements is the double XP boost throughout the month of November.

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  • My most recent job had tried to recruit me several times in the past, but their "enticements" all seemed like generic form letters.

    Warpspire

  • None but those who have experienced them can conceive of the enticements of science.

    Chapter 4

  • The relationship is evident in Margaret Visser's introduction from The Rituals of Dinner, as she says, a meal can be thought of as a ritual and a work of art, with limits laid down, desires aroused and fulfilled, enticements, variety, patterning, and plot.

    Bess Rowen: Putting the Eat in Theatre

  • Added to this fact are the enticements, which become along with it much as the knowledge to create a peak of 50 characters per account, with 10 characters permissible on a server.

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