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noun as in enticement

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However, there is much that you can do to become less susceptible to the seduction of certainty, oversimplification and vilification of those on the other side.

From Time

When Linda realizes that Monica’s encounters with the President could give her the leverage to become the genuine Washington player she’s so desperate to become, the friendship becomes a seduction.

From Time

Some people, though, have fought the seduction of commerce and won.

From Vox

He then, in the words of one of Norman’s lawyers at her trial, “succeeded in accomplishing her seduction.”

The second was that the demand for seduction schooling was elastic.

In 1954, Dr. Fredric Wertham made the same claim in his controversial book, Seduction of the Innocent.

There were two modes of being with him, I think it was seduction on the one hand and bewilderment on the other.

These creative writers mastered seduction off the page, too.

Had some of them previously witnessed his attempts at seduction?

I dared not trust myself to the seduction of his manner and voice—he was a past-master in the art of making love.

Margaret, I don't mind being party to a flirtation—but I draw the line at being the victim of a seduction.

He is dazzled by the spectacular glories of the capital, but his native stock of cannyness renders him proof against seduction.

She used all her arts of attraction, of seduction, but he remained obdurate.

In many instances the seduction is effected by other children, and often at a very early age.


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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to seduction, such as: persuasion, allurement, attraction, cajolery, come-hither, and come on.

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