Definition of Enticement

1. Noun. Something that seduces or has the quality to seduce.

Exact synonyms: Temptation
Generic synonyms: Influence
Specialized synonyms: Forbidden Fruit, Bait, Come-on, Hook, Lure, Sweetener, Allurement
Derivative terms: Entice, Tempt



2. Noun. Qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward.
Exact synonyms: Come-on, Lure
Generic synonyms: Attraction, Attractiveness
Derivative terms: Entice, Lure

3. Noun. The act of influencing by exciting hope or desire. "His enticements were shameless"
Exact synonyms: Temptation
Generic synonyms: Influence
Specialized synonyms: Blandishment, Wheedling, Leading Astray, Leading Off, Seduction, Allurement, Solicitation
Derivative terms: Entice, Tempt, Tempt

Definition of Enticement

1. n. The act or practice of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions.

Definition of Enticement

1. Noun. The act or practice of enticing, of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions. ¹

2. Noun. That which entices, or incites to evil; means of allurement; an alluring object; as, an enticement to sin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enticement

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enticement

enthusiastic
enthusiastical
enthusiastically
enthusiastick
enthusiasticke
enthusiasts
enthusing
enthymematic
enthymeme
enthymemes
enthymemic
entia
entice
enticeable
enticed
enticement (current term)
enticements
enticer
enticers
entices
enticeth
enticing
enticingly
enticingness
enticings
entier
entierly
entierties
entierty
entification

Literary usage of Enticement

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1. Law of the Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife, Parent and Child by James Schouler (1905)
"The offence, where force was not used, is known as enticement, and the same rule applies to ... Indictment lies for the offence of abduction or enticement. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Husband and Wife by James Schouler (1882)
"Same Subject; Whether Wife may sue for enticement.— Differences of sex may account for a denial of the enticement suit to the wife, though her right to her ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Criminal Evidence: Including the Rules Regulating by Harry Clay Underhill (1898)
"339- Abduction—Proving the taking 351. away or enticement—Corrob- oration of the prosecutrix. 340. Abduction of a minor—Proof 352. of the non-consent of the ..."

4. Trust Laws and Unfair Competition by United States Bureau of Corporations, Joseph Edward Davies (1916)
"enticement of employees. Twelve States,- the District of Columbia, Hawaii, and the United States, have'laws prohibiting the enticing away of employees, ..."

5. Essentials of the Law of Damages by Ralph Stanley Bauer (1919)
"CHAPTER LI enticement OF SPOUSE AND ALIENATION OF AFFECTIONS 240. In General.—Closely related to, and blending into, the field of criminal conversation, ..."

6. A Treatise on Criminal Law and Procedure by Thomas Welburn Hughes (1919)
"Asportation by enticement.—The asportation may be effected by means of enticement. Thus, an animal may be stolen by enticing it away by means of food. ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of the Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife by James Schouler (1895)
"Right of Action for Seduction, enticement, &o., of Servant. — Again, the action for seduction depends upon the existence of the relationship of master and ..."

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