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se·duc·tion

 (sĭ-dŭk′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of seducing.
b. The condition of being seduced.
2. Something that seduces or has the qualities to seduce; an enticement.

[Latin sēductiō, sēductiōn-, from sēductus, past participle of sēdūcere, to lead astray : sē-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

seduction

(sɪˈdʌkʃən)
n
1. the act of seducing or the state of being seduced
2. a means of seduction

se•duc•tion

(sɪˈdʌk ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of seducing, esp. sexually.
2. the condition of being seduced.
3. a means of seducing; enticement; lure.
[1520–30; < Latin sēductiō taking aside]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seduction - enticing someone astray from right behaviorseduction - enticing someone astray from right behavior
enticement, temptation - the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire; "his enticements were shameless"
2.seduction - an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone
success - an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success"
sexual conquest, score - a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse; "calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang"

seduction

noun
1. temptation, attraction, lure, draw, pull, charm, snare, allure, enticement The seduction of the show is the fact that the kids are in it.
2. corruption, dishonour, ravishment, bedding, ruin (archaic), defloration, taking away someone's innocence his seduction of a minor

seduction

noun
Something that attracts, especially with the promise of pleasure or reward:
Translations
إغْواء، إغْراء
pokušenísvádění
forførelse
elcsábítás
tæling
uwodzenie
baştan çıkarma

seduction

[sɪˈdʌkʃən] N (= act) → seducción f; (= attraction) → tentación f

seduction

[sɪˈdʌkʃən] n
(sexual)séduction f
(= persuasion) → persuasion f
(= attractive quality) → attrait m
the seductions of sth → les attraits de qch

seduction

nVerführung f

seduction

[sɪˈdʌkʃn] nseduzione f

seduce

(siˈdjuːs) verb
to persuade or attract into doing, thinking etc (something, especially something foolish or wrong). She was seduced by the attractions of the big city.
seˈduction (-ˈdak-) noun
something that tempts or attracts. the seductions of life in the big city.
seductive (siˈdaktiv) adjective
tempting, attractive or charming. a seductive melody.