Definitions

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  • adj. Tending to attract; enticing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Alluring; attractive; enticing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Enticing; alluring; full of allurement.

Etymologies

Latin illecere and -ous. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Other translators and setters of movable type likewise had little choice but to cram printed pages with sights never before seen: illecebrous, fatigate, abequitate, questitious, anacephalize, and obtestate.

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  • adj., Attractive, alluring (from Latin illecebra, charm, lure, enticement).

    July 9, 2008