entice : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
- The areas around the French capital are adapting to entice tourists and revitalize the suburbsPhotographs for PTI by Emmanuel Fradin.
- Merchandising depends on adjectives (new, improved) that must be continually recharged with notions that entice people to buy.
- Twenty years ago, the people of surrounding Fremont County ponied up $160,000 to buy some open land outside Florence, hoping to entice the bureau to build a prison complex as a way .
- Brett Favre in CNN International
I have no qualms about admitting I talked to them,Favre said. "Talking with Milt, he said, 'Brett, did they entice you?' I said no, 'I don't need to be enticed anywhere.' They absolutely did not entice me to come to Minnesota."
- Brian Frons in Los Angeles Times
Going in we knew we would have an amazing year with her, and that anything beyond that would be gravy,Frons said. "But we were willing to take the chance because we understood what a coup it was to entice Ro back to daytime television. So...
- Tony Blair in International Herald Tribune
It's a very long and deep struggle but we have to stand up and be counted for what we believe in and take the fight to those people who want to entice young people into something wicked and violent but utterly futile,Blair told journalists at...