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  • adj. That entices; alluring; attracting; charming.
  • v. Present participle of entice.
  • n. enticement; temptation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That entices; alluring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Alluring; attracting; charming. Formerly also inticing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire


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  • Despite Cairn's mixed results, the Arctic waters off the coast of Greenland remain enticing for oil companies, where experts estimate that 4. 1bn barrels of untapped crude lies.

    Cairn Energy fails to find enough oil off the coast of Greenland

  • It also explains the importance of the photo and profile background creation, which is surprisingly powerful in enticing people to follow you.

    What You Can Learn From "All A Twitter" by Tee Morris | The Creative Penn

  • And hearing about Marvel's desire to turn it into something with lots of action, although enticing, is much more troublesome than anything Norton has tried to do.

    Edward Norton Finally Speaks on The Incredible Hulk 'Feud' «

  • In a belated response to the success of online booksellers in enticing customers to Web sites such as Amazon, two publishers have launched features that allow customers to browse through books online.

    Science Press Releases

  • And even more enticing is my discovery that he also wrote a lot of plays, all fueled by his lovely skewed perspectives on death and societal mishaps like love and hope.

    notes from the peanut gallery

  • Though all about her called the enticing voices of night and the river, yet she listened for the tried counsel voices of the plain Panama streets and the busy office.

    The Job An American Novel

  • Thus, whereas the Christian heaven is purely spiritual - "they shall neither marry nor give into marriage" (Matthew 22: 30) and not necessarily "enticing" - some Muslim accounts of paradise are downright hedonistic.

    Writings from the Middle East Forum and Middle East Quarterly.

  • [Footnote 7: Joi -- Thursday and Jupiter.] "Come, hero, come to the cooling waters, let us amuse you," called the enticing maidens.

    Roumanian Fairy Tales

  • Pining under the closer imprisonment in his garret, which the discovery of his subterranean refuge had brought upon him, the laird would often have made his escape at night but for the fear of disturbing the Mairs; and now that there was no one to disturb, the temptation to spend his nights in the open air was the more irresistible that he had conceived the notion of enticing nature herself into his very chamber.


  • "He loves the idea of enticing women with different stories and different tales."

    Island Packet: Home


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