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verb as in entice sexually

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The jury may have been swayed by the argument that Ballard had seduced Norman in a story familiar in every seduction novel.

Over time, Gore was seduced by what he calls ecology’s “big, beautiful theories” for how living beings can exist in complex communities.

Silicon Valley has long been seduced by the idea of augmented reality and has struggled nearly as long to make the technology useful.

From Fortune

In coming decades, technology will more compellingly seduce our attention, will escape its silicon-and-glass cage, will animate the inanimate, and even shape our biology.

Then the Pool Boy Chronicles, in which Falwell’s wife allegedly seduced a 20-year-old pool boy into a relationship that involved Falwell attending for the purposes of video documentation.

From Ozy

“Precisely to seduce you…so you are kind to me,” says Castro.

Before long, their husbands were too busy trying to seduce their wives to keep up clashes.

Innuendo: Two “punishers” strip down and start to seduce Theon as part of the mindgames enacted by his captor.

The two of them would seduce groupies, but they had to share a hotel room.

Their extreme objectification is never hidden, and they often seduce and distract the suave spy.

At Stettin, during the armistice, he entered the fortress and tried to seduce the governor, an ex-Jacobin and erstwhile friend.

He is too scrupulous to seek to seduce the wife of another; he even fears to contract an illicit intimacy with a maid or a widow.

What is it that gives evil governments their influence, but their power to terrify, and their wealth and honours to seduce?

A whisper at Ispahan, 'Kerbogha is of the Ismaelians; he moves disguised as a dervish to seduce the emirs.'

His last resource was an attempt to seduce the loyalty of the besiegers.


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On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to seduce, such as: beguile, betray, deceive, delude, entice, and persuade.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.