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entice

en·tice

entice

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn taIs
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: enticed, entices, enticing
definition: to lure or tempt, as by calling attention to the possible benefits of an action.
Her hints of a stock split enticed me to invest.
antonyms:
dissuade, repel
similar words:
allure, beckon, decoy, invite, lure, seduce, tempt
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derivations: enticingly (adv.), enticingness (n.)