seduce


seduce
01. She [seduced] her neighbor to get him to murder her husband for her.
02. Cigarette ads are designed to [seduce] young people into smoking.
03. The Saturday night special at the restaurant is designed to [seduce] people into visiting the restaurant for the first time.
04. He used all the traditional methods of [seduction]; soft music, dimmed lights, and a bottle of fine red wine.
05. The teacher was charged by police after [seducing] one of his teenage students.
06. Your sister certainly has a very [seductive] sounding voice.
07. She looks very [seductive] in her black dress.
08. The woman looked [seductively] over her shoulder as he came into the room.
09. Poet William Cowper once wrote, "O, popular applause! What heart of man is proof against thy sweet, [seducing] charms?"
10. There is a French proverb which observes that example is the greatest of all [seducers].
11. He was trying to [seduce] her with soft music and white wine.
12. Visitors to the island are soon [seduced] by the laid-back lifestyle, and the beautiful scenery.
13. The teacher was fired after trying to [seduce] a number of his young students.
14. She has beautiful, full lips, and mysteriously [seductive] eyes.
15. The argument that cutting taxes stimulates the economy is very [seductive] to taxpayers, but there is no evidence to show that this is actually true.
16. She was dressed [seductively] in a long, red, tight-fitting dress.
17. Voltaire observed that it is not enough to conquer; one must learn to [seduce].
18. Buying a car is a very [seductive] temptation because of its speed and convenience in getting around, but it is certainly not very good for the environment.
19. Mara sent his daughters to [seduce] Siddhartha, but he was unmoved by desire.

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  • seduce — SEDÚCE, sedúc, vb. III. tranz. 1. A incita, a captiva, a subjuga, a cuceri prin farmecul vorbelor, prin purtare etc. 2. (Despre bărbaţi) A abuza de buna credinţă a unei femei, ademenind o şi determinând o să întreţină relaţii sexuale, cu… …   Dicționar Român

  • seduce — (v.) 1520s, to persuade a vassal, etc., to desert his allegiance or service, from L. seducere lead away, lead astray, from se aside, away + ducere to lead. Replaced M.E. seduisen (late 15c.), from M.Fr. séduire seduce, from O.Fr. suduire to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Seduce — Se*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seduced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seducing}.] [L. seducere, seductum; pref. se aside + ducere to lead. See {Duke}.] 1. To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty in any manner; to entice to evil; to lead astray; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seduce — index bait (lure), betray (lead astray), brutalize, corrupt, entice, inveigle, lure …   Law dictionary

  • seduce — [v1] tempt, ensnare bait, beguile, betray, bribe, coax, deceive, decoy, delude, draw, entice, entrap, hook, induce, inveigle, invite, lead astray*, lead on*, lure, mislead, mousetrap*, persuade, pull, rope in, steer, string along*, sucker*,… …   New thesaurus

  • seduce — [si do͞os′, sidyo͞os′] vt. seduced, seducing [ME seduisen < LL(Ec) seducere, to mislead, seduce < L, to lead aside < se , apart (see SECEDE) + ducere, to lead: see DUCT] 1. a) to persuade to do something disloyal, disobedient, etc. b) to …   English World dictionary

  • seduce — tempt, entice, inveigle, *lure, decoy Analogous words: mislead, beguile, delude, *deceive: corrupt, debauch, deprave, pervert, *debase: bewitch, captivate, allure (see ATTRACT) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • seduce — ► VERB 1) persuade to do something inadvisable. 2) entice into sexual activity. DERIVATIVES seducer noun seducible adjective seduction noun seductress noun. ORIGIN Latin seducere lead aside or away …   English terms dictionary

  • seduce — se|duce [sıˈdju:s US ˈdu:s] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: seducere to lead away , from ducere to lead ] 1.) to persuade someone to have sex with you, especially in a way that is attractive and not too direct ▪ The head lecturer was… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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