Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular present simple form of entice

Etymologies

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entice +‎ -eth

Examples

  • For it is not the eye of itself that enticeth to lust, but an adulterous eye, as Peter terms it,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The Law of Moses concerning him that enticeth to idolatry, that is to say, in the kingdom of God to a renouncing of his allegiance, forbids to conceal him, and commands the accuser to cause him to be put to death, and to cast the first stone at him; 448 but not to kill him before he be condemned.

    Leviathan

  • A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • But you urge farther, that variety enticeth the appetite that hath no command over itself.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Yet none can deny but that the food itself is a partial cause; for not only new fruit, bread, or corn, but flesh of the same year, is better tasted than that of the former, more forcibly provokes the guests, and enticeth them to eat on.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • See just how it enticeth them to it, the many – too – many!

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • A violent man enticeth his neighbor, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.

    Proverbs 16.

  • By them it blinds the mind, draws it off from the consideration of its duty, and enticeth it unto a full conception of sin, James i.

    A Treatise of the Dominion of Sin and Grace

  • The sight whereof enticeth the fool to lust after it, and he loveth the lifeless figure of a dead image.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • When old Gerarde asks his _courteous and well-willing readers_ -- "whither do all men walk for their honest recreation, but where the earth hath most beneficially painted her face with flourishing colours? and what season of the year more longed for than the spring, whose gentle breath enticeth forth the kindly sweets, and makes them yield their fragrant smells?"

    On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening, with Biographical Notices of Them, 2nd edition, with considerable additions

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