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tr.v. se·duced, se·duc·ing, se·duc·es
1. To attract or lead (someone) away from proper behavior or thinking: "He had been in this way seduced from the wisdom of his cooler judgment" (Anthony Trollope). See Synonyms at lure.
2. To induce (someone) to engage in sexual activity, as by flirting or persuasion.
3. To entice into a different state or position: "Journalism may seduce [a writer-professor] from the campus" (Irwin Erdman).
[Middle English seduisen, from Old French seduire, seduis-, alteration (influenced by Medieval Latin sēdūcere, to lead astray) of suduire, to seduce, from Latin subdūcere, to withdraw : sub-, sub- + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]
se·duce′a·ble, se·duc′i·ble adj.
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a person who entices, allures, or seduces, esp one who entices another to engage in sexual intercourse
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|Noun||1.||seducer - a bad person who entices others into error or wrongdoing|
bad person - a person who does harm to others
seductress - a woman who seduces
|2.||seducer - a man who takes advantage of women |
undoer - a seducer who ruins a woman; "she awoke in the arms of her cruel undoer"
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noun charmer, Don Juan, Casanova, philanderer, wolf (informal), stud (slang), flirt, playboy, trifler, gallant, Lothario, womanizer (informal), lady-killer (informal), gay dog, dallier, ladies' man He is proud of his reputation as a seducer.
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seducer[sɪˈdjuːsəʳ] N → seductor(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
seducer[sɪˈdjuːsər] n → séducteur/trice m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Verführer m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
seducer[sɪˈdjuːsəʳ] n → seduttore/trice
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