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 ?
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.
The sisters were alike as little girls, but at the time of the Wilcox episode their methods were beginning to diverge; the younger was rather apt to entice people, and, in enticing them, to be herself enticed; the elder went straight ahead, and accepted an occasional failure as part of the game.
I found that the sparrow uttered none but harsh notes, whilst those of the blackbird and thrush were sweet and enticing.
His enticing suggestions I used to repel modestly by the assurance that it was extremely unlikely, as I had not enough experience.
He sat on a table in the Johnson home and dangled his checked legs with an enticing nonchalance.
Geneva is filled with pretty shops, and the shops are filled with the most enticing gimacrackery, but if one enters one of these places he is at once pounced upon, and followed up, and so persecuted to buy this, that, and the other thing, that he is very grateful to get out again, and is not at all apt to repeat his experiment.
There is a wide and lengthy court, glittering with the most wickedly enticing shops, which is roofed with glass, high aloft overhead, and paved with soft-toned marbles laid in graceful figures; and at night when the place is brilliant with gas and populous with a sauntering and chatting and laughing multitude of pleasure-seekers, it is a spectacle worth seeing.
Then a certain pensiveness fell over her beauty which dimmed yet intensified it; sharp angles, glittering points, melted away into curves and enticing gleams.
Perhaps it was to this that the golden colour was due; but golden his eyes were, enticing and masterful, at the same time luring and compelling, and speaking a demand and clamour of the blood which no woman, much less Maud Brewster, could misunderstand.
In the last part of her book she offers up practical suggestions for enticing all writers, regardless of their struggles.
In an interview with Kiss FM Rwanda, the self-made musician made it clear that he has not been enticing any other woman because he now has a wife.
It is an elegant ploy, an enticing setup for what is billed as a travel film.