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Meaning of ENTICEMENT

Pronunciation:  en'tIsmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire; "his enticements were shameless"
  2. [n]  qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
  3. [n]  something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
 

ENTICEMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: come-on, lure, temptation, temptation
 
 See Also: allurement, allurement, attraction, attractiveness, bait, blandishment, come-on, forbidden fruit, hook, influence, influence, leading astray, leading off, lure, seduction, solicitation, sweetener, wheedling

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*tice"ment\, n. [OF. enticement.]
1. The act or practice of alluring or tempting; as, the
   enticements of evil companions.

2. That which entices, or incites to evil; means of
   allurement; alluring object; as, an enticement to sin.

Syn: Allurement; attraction; temptation; seduction;
     inveiglement; persuasion; inducement.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agacerie, allure, allurement, appeal, attraction, attractiveness, bait, beguilement, beguiling, bewitchery, bewitchment, blandishment, cajolery, captivation, charisma, charm, charmingness, coaxing, come-hither, come-on, decoy, enchantment, enthrallment, entrapment, fascination, flirtation, forbidden fruit, glamour, inducement, interest, inveiglement, invitation, lure, magnetism, persuasion, seducement, seduction, seductiveness, sex appeal, snare, snaring, soft soap, tantalization, temptation, trap, wheedling, winning ways, winsomeness, witchery, wooing
 

 

 

 

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