enticing enticing  /ɛn ˈtaɪ sɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. From the beginning, Tinker made the equally enticing promise that NBC would give the audience time to find good new shows.
  2. The voting booths had closed in California, with its enticing of 306 delegates, but early exit polls indicated a tight race.
  3. Some lessons, particularly about how the brain interprets brand names, are already enticing advertisers.

News

  1. Democrats accuse GOP of enticing prospective voters

    A complaint filed today by the Indiana Stonewall Democrats accused the Marion County Republican Party of enticing attendees at the recent Indy Pride Festival to register to vote by giving away a free 32-inch television set.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Indianapolis Star

  2. Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe Isn’t Available In Stores

    Last week, a photo of a Krispy Kreme doughnut laden with Sloppy Joe filling made rounds across the web, enticing to some adventurous types and revolting to those who like to keep their glaze away from their ground beef. Today, …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WebProNews

  3. Federal judge denies bond for man accused of sex exploitation of teen girls

    A 31-year-old man accused of enticing two teenaged girls to text him sexually explicit photos of themselves to him will be detained pending his federal trial, a judge ruled Tuesday. Nicholas Appleby of Oxford Junction, was indicted last week on two counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Appleby is accused of texting sexually explicit [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Gazette

Quotes

  1. "To be honest, I'm sad," Coppell said. "I'ma proud English manager and I would have loved an Englishman to have been in charge." "You look at Capello's CV and I must admit that it is enticing. He is everything that you would want an...
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Steve Coppell Source: Times Online

  2. "Each state and territory is going to take steps to make sure that these cigarettes, which are targeted towards children, are about enticing children to smoke, will not be available for sale," Ms Roxon said. "We don't see that they should be...
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Nicola Roxon Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "Enticing multi-coloured displays encourage young people to start smoking - we must put a stop to this," Mr Johnson said. "Protecting children from smoking is our goal. My hope is that shops will use this opportunity to promote healthier...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Alan Johnson Source: InTheNews.co.uk

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