To attract, tempt, or entice
To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire:
To give a wrong impression or lead toward a wrong conclusion, especially by intentionally deceiving.
To cause to believe what is not true; mislead.
To persuade or induce to do something by cajoling or wheedling.
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