WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
en•tice /ɛnˈtaɪs/USA pronunciation v. ,-ticed, -tic•ing.

    to tempt or persuade (someone);
    lure: [+ object]Can we entice him to the party?[+ object + to + verb]There is a way we can entice him to come.[+ object + into + object]We managed to entice him into coming.
en•tice•ment, n. [countable; uncountable]
en•tic•ing,adj.: It was a very enticing offer.

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entice /ɪnˈtaɪs/ vb
  1. (transitive) to attract or draw towards oneself by exciting hope or desire; tempt; allure
Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French enticier, from Vulgar Latin intitiāre (unattested) to incite, from Latin titiō firebrand

enˈticement n enˈticer n enˈticing adj enˈticingly adv

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