enticement enticement  /ɪn ˈtaɪs mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
  2. (n) qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
  3. (n) the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The sight of a woman's body, in all its contours and mysteries, remains a visual enticement to me.
  2. Often the needed enticement is cash.
  3. To sustain interest in the club, leaders use every imaginable child enticement: colorful Jesus dolls, cheery songs and mountains of sugar.

News

  • Carterville man draws prison term in Internet sting case

    A judge sentenced a Carterville man to seven years in prison Monday on a conviction for enticement of a child in an Internet predator sting case. Circuit Judge Gayle Crane assessed Charles E. Doennig, 35, the prison term at a sentencing hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court in Joplin.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Joplin Globe

Quotes

  1. Jim Hood of Mississippi, one of eight state attorneys general seeking information from MySpace, said: "We may very well find that some of the messages included illegal enticement of a child."
    on May 21, 2007 By: Jim Hood Source: Washington Post

  2. "Playing against important players and good players like Beckham always provides a greater enticement, greater motivation," Morales said in Spanish. "We hope he can be on the field, even if he's injured. He's going to improve the technical...
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Ramon Morales Source: USA Today

  3. "It's not something we gravitated toward easily," general manager Brian Cashman said. "But obviously, we're committed to it now. It's somebody we really wanted. Part of the enticement for him was the family plan. It was an obstacle we had to...
    on May 8, 2007 By: Brian Cashman Source: Newsday

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