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But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.

But once enticed into the parlour he did not reject the food set before him.

Three were enticed on board the ship, and were shut up in the cabin.

So my father was enticed back to Italy in the interests of the next of kin.

Dic is a true, pure man, who has been enticed into error and suffers for it.

"Close enough," Beardsley nodded, refusing to be enticed from his query.

The girl was beautiful; eyes, hair, teeth, coloring—all enticed him as man.

Sirens: sea-nymphs who enticed sailors into their power by their singing, and then devoured them.

In this way they were often enticed by hunters to come near enough for a shot.

Maude would not be entrapped or enticed into what might lead to a discussion.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., intice, from Old French enticier "to stir up (fire), to excite, incite," perhaps from Vulgar Latin *intitiare "set on fire," from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + titio (genitive titionis) "firebrand," of uncertain origin. Meaning "to allure, attract" is from c.1300. Related: Enticed; enticing.

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