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come-on, enticement, lure
n. qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
come-on, sweetener, lure, hook, bait
n. anything that serves as an enticement
Verbs (3)
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tempt, lure, entice
v. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
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Fuzzynyms (89)
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payoff, bribe
n. payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
wrick, rick, turn, wrench, sprain, twist
v. twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
persuade
v. cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
sweet-talk, inveigle, coax, blarney, palaver, cajole, wheedle
v. influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
make
v. compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"
lead
v. cause to undertake a certain action; "Her greed led her to forge the checks"
tempt, influence, charm
v. induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"
solicit
v. make a solicitation or petition for something desired; "She is too shy to solicit"
tempt
v. try presumptuously; "St. Anthony was tempted in the desert"
allure, tempt
v. dispose or incline or entice to; "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"
mislead, misinform
v. give false or misleading information to
tease
v. mock or make fun of playfully; "the flirting man teased the young woman"
blandish, flatter
v. praise somewhat dishonestly
bid, wish
v. invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"
beckon
v. summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture
summon
v. ask to come; "summon a lawyer"
distort, twine, twist
v. form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
detach
v. separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment; "detach a regiment"
come away, come off, detach
v. come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
pull
v. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
trammel, ensnare, snare, entrap, trap
v. catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
withdraw, disengage
v. release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
enamor, becharm, enamour, enchant, entrance, bewitch, fascinate, charm, beguile, captivate, catch, trance, capture
v. attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
appeal, attract
v. be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people"
draw in, pull in, attract, fetch, draw, pull
v. attract or elicit; "The school attracts students with artistic talents"; "His playing drew a crowd"
interest
v. excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
transfer, remove
v. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
move out, take out, remove
v. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
appeal
v. challenge (a decision); "She appealed the verdict"
cozen, lead on, delude, deceive
v. be false to; be dishonest with
play a trick on, pull a fast one on, play tricks, play a joke on, flim-flam, fox, fob, trick
v. deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"
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lure
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
    3
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    0
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  • Fuzzynyms
    89
  • Synonyms
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