enticing


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en·tice

 (ĕn-tīs′)
tr.v. en·ticed, en·tic·ing, en·tic·es
To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire: The good review enticed me to see the movie. See Synonyms at lure.

[Middle English enticen, from Old French enticier, to instigate, possibly from Vulgar Latin *intītiāre, to set afire : Latin in-, in; see en-1 + Latin tītiō, firebrand.]

en·tice′ment n.
en·tic′er n.
en·tic′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.enticing - highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desireenticing - highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire; "an alluring prospect"; "her alluring smile"; "the voice was low and beguiling"; "difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement"; "a tempting invitation"
seductive - tending to entice into a desired action or state

enticing

enticing

adjective
Translations
جَذّاب، مُغْرٍ
fristendelokkende
lokkandi

enticing

[ɪnˈtaɪsɪŋ] ADJtentador, atractivo

enticing

[ɪnˈtaɪsɪŋ] adj
[prospect] → séduisant(e); [offer] → séduisant(e)
It is hardly an enticing prospect → La perspective n'est guère séduisante.
[food] → alléchant(e)

enticing

adjverlockend; lookverführerisch

enticing

[ɪnˈtaɪsɪŋ] adjallettante, attraente

entice

(inˈtais) verb
to attract or tempt. Goods are displayed in shop windows to entice people into the shop.
enˈticement noun
enˈticing adjective
attractive. an enticing smell.
References in classic literature ?
For some days we were content to enjoy looking at the blue lake Lucerne and at the piled-up masses of snow-mountains that border it all around--an enticing spectacle, this last, for there is a strange and fascinating beauty and charm about a majestic snow-peak with the sun blazing upon it or the moonlight softly enriching it--but finally we concluded to try a bit of excursioning around on a steamboat, and a dash on foot at the Rigi.
Her headlong course down the house stairs; the brisk activity of all her movements; the incessant sparkle of expression in her face; the enticing gayety which took the hearts of the quietest people by storm -- even the reckless delight in bright colors which showed itself in her brilliantly-striped morning dress, in her fluttering ribbons, in the large scarlet rosettes on her smart little shoes -- all sprang alike from the same source; from the overflowing physical health which strengthened every muscle, braced every nerve, and set the warm young blood tingling through her veins, like the blood of a growing child.
In recompence (for such compliance bad Such recompence best merits) from the bough She gave him of that fair enticing Fruit With liberal hand: he scrupl'd not to eat Against his better knowledge, not deceav'd, But fondly overcome with Femal charm.
His enticing suggestions I used to repel modestly by the assurance that it was extremely unlikely, as I had not enough experience.
Was Ralph still enticing the bald-headed cock-sparrow to sit upon his hand?
It had become a touching incident to me, and I remember how we there and then agreed upon a compromise: she was to read the enticing thing just to convince herself of its inferiority.
In front of each place was a plate bearing one of the delicious dama-fruit, and the perfume that rose from these was so enticing and sweet that they were sorely tempted to eat of them and become invisible.
He reached out, with an enticing growl of good fellowship, for Michael, who was now free on deck, and received in return a forbidding and crusty snarl.
He sat on a table in the Johnson home and dangled his checked legs with an enticing nonchalance.
He gave his own goats just sufficient food to keep them alive, but fed the strangers more abundantly in the hope of enticing them to stay with him and of making them his own.
They are lovely; but I don't believe they will feel good, for I shall be thinking about my lost presents all the time," sighed Polly, pushing the enticing boots out of sight.
I had caught a myriad enticing and inflammatory hints of a world beyond my world, and for which I was certainly as fitted as the two lads who had drunk with me.