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(Archaic) A stop for rest or food during a journey
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  1. (Archaic) A stop for rest or food during a journey
  2. Food, etc. put on a hook or trap to lure fish or animals
  3. Something, such as a worm, used for this purpose.
A thing or person used to lure or tempt into danger or a trap
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  1. A thing or person used to lure or tempt into danger or a trap
  2. A person or object meant to lure something to danger.
  3. An artificial bird or animal, or sometimes a trained live one, used to lure game to a place where it can be shot
Anything or anyone not genuine; fraud; counterfeit
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  1. Anything or anyone not genuine; fraud; counterfeit
  2. One that is not authentic or genuine; a sham.
  3. (Sports) A brief feint or aborted change of direction intended to mislead one's opponent or the opposing team.
To possess or use the power of attraction.
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  1. To possess or use the power of attraction.
  2. To arouse or compel the interest, admiration, or attention of:
  3. To cause to draw near or adhere by physical force:
To be inviting or attractive to:
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  1. To be inviting or attractive to:
  2. To try to get (someone) to do wrong, especially by a promise of reward.
  3. To rouse desire in; be inviting to; attract
To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act. To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act.
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  1. To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act. To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act.
  2. To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire:
  3. To attract by offering hope of reward or pleasure; tempt; allure
To be highly, often subtly attractive:
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  1. To be highly, often subtly attractive:
  2. To attract with something desirable; entice:
(Archaic) A stop for rest or food during a journey
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  1. (Archaic) A stop for rest or food during a journey
  2. Food, etc. put on a hook or trap to lure fish or animals
  3. Something, such as a worm, used for this purpose.
An inviting look or gesture
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  1. An inviting look or gesture
  2. Something offered to allure or attract; an inducement, especially to buy.
  3. (Slang) A sexual or romantic approach or proposal.
The act or practice of enticing, of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions.
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  1. The act or practice of enticing, of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions.
  2. That which entices, or incites to evil; means of allurement; an alluring object; as, an enticement to sin.
(Law) Misrepresentation that leads a person to enter into a contract or transaction with a false understanding of the risks and obligations:
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  1. (Law) Misrepresentation that leads a person to enter into a contract or transaction with a false understanding of the risks and obligations:
  2. An incentive that helps bring about a desired state.
  3. The benefit which a party is to receive for entering into a contract
The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled; enticement; seduction.
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  1. The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled; enticement; seduction.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The message or note used in inviting
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  1. The message or note used in inviting
  2. A spoken or written request for someone's presence or participation.
  3. An inviting to come somewhere or do something
The condition of being seduced.
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  1. The condition of being seduced.
  2. The act of seducing or the state of being seduced
  3. Something that seduces or has the qualities to seduce; an enticement.
The act of tempting or the condition of being tempted.
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  1. The act of tempting or the condition of being tempted.
  2. A tempting or being tempted
  3. Something tempting or enticing.
(Archaic) A stop for rest or food during a journey
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  1. (Archaic) A stop for rest or food during a journey
  2. Food or other lure placed on a hook or in a trap and used in the taking of fish, birds, or other animals.
  3. Food, etc. put on a hook or trap to lure fish or animals
(Surgery) A wire noose for removing tumors, polyps, etc.
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  1. (Surgery) A wire noose for removing tumors, polyps, etc.
  2. (Music) A set of chains strung across the bottom of a drum to create a rattling sound.
  3. A kind of trap for small animals, usually consisting of a noose which jerks tight upon the release of a spring trigger
A contrivance for catching and holding animals, as a concealed pit or a clamplike device that springs shut suddenly.
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  1. A contrivance for catching and holding animals, as a concealed pit or a clamplike device that springs shut suddenly.
  2. A set of drums together with various other percussion instruments, as cymbals and woodblocks, played by one person as in a jazz or dance band
  3. A device for sealing a passage against the escape of gases, especially a U-shaped or S-shaped bend in a drainpipe that prevents the return flow of sewer gas by means of a water barrier.
The power to entice or attract; fascination
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  1. The power to entice or attract; fascination
The process to seek and obtain a review and reversal of an administrative decision by a court or by a higher authority within the administrative agency. See also certiorari, notice of appeal, trial (trial de novo), and writ of error.
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  1. The process to seek and obtain a review and reversal of an administrative decision by a court or by a higher authority within the administrative agency. See also certiorari, notice of appeal, trial (trial de novo), and writ of error.
  2. A resort to a higher authority or greater power, as for sanction, corroboration, or a decision:
  3. A call upon some authority or person for a decision, opinion, etc.
The act of attracting or condition of being attracted
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  1. The act of attracting or condition of being attracted
  2. The gravitational force exerted by one body on another.
  3. (Physics) The mutual action by which bodies or particles of matter tend to draw together or cohere
(Uncountable) The state of being attractive or engaging.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being attractive or engaging.
  2. (Countable) The result of being attractive.
A sound or an instrument made to imitate such a cry, used as a lure:
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  1. A sound or an instrument made to imitate such a cry, used as a lure:
  2. Need or occasion:
  3. The strong attraction or appeal of a given activity or environment:
A special quality of leadership that captures the popular imagination and inspires allegiance and devotion
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  1. A special quality of leadership that captures the popular imagination and inspires allegiance and devotion
  2. A special charm or allure that inspires fascination or devotion
  3. The ability to influence without the use of logic.
An action or formula thought to have magical power.
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  1. An action or formula thought to have magical power.
  2. (Particle Physics) An individuating property of quarks and other elementary particles: it is expressed as a quantum number, with +1 used of a particle that has charm (charmed particle) and 0 used of one that does not
  3. An item worn for its supposed magical benefit, as in warding off evil; an amulet.
A special advantage; an edge:
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  1. A special advantage; an edge:
  2. One that attracts interest, customers, or spectators:
  3. (--- Games) A draw shot.
Something that charms or delights greatly
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  1. Something that charms or delights greatly
  2. The act of enchanting or the feeling of being enchanted.
  3. A magic spell or charm
The act or practice of enticing, of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions.
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  1. The act or practice of enticing, of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions.
  2. That which entices, or incites to evil; means of allurement; an alluring object; as, an enticement to sin.
An intensely interesting, attractive quality or trait.
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  1. An intensely interesting, attractive quality or trait.
  2. Strong attraction; charm; allure
  3. The state of being intensely interested or attracted:
(Archaic) A magic spell or charm
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  1. (Archaic) A magic spell or charm
  2. Elegance, luxury, high fashion, etc. or their aura around a person, situation, etc.
  3. Exciting or mysterious attractiveness usually associated with striking physical beauty, luxury, or celebrity.
The force produced by a magnetic field.
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  1. The force produced by a magnetic field.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  3. Power to attract; personal charm or allure
Witchcraft; sorcery
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  1. Witchcraft; sorcery
  2. Allure
  3. Bewitching charm; fascination
Force exerted in pulling or required to overcome resistance in pulling:
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  1. Force exerted in pulling or required to overcome resistance in pulling:
  2. Drawing power; appeal
  3. (Slang) A means of gaining special advantage; influence:
To be highly, often subtly attractive:
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  1. To be highly, often subtly attractive:
  2. To attract with something desirable; entice:
To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act. To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act.
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  1. To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act. To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act.
  2. To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire:
  3. To attract by offering hope of reward or pleasure; tempt; allure
To obtain by cajolery:
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  1. To obtain by cajolery:
  2. To win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk:
  3. To lead on with deception; entice or trick into doing or giving something, going somewhere, etc.
To persuade to do something disloyal, disobedient, etc.
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  1. To persuade to do something disloyal, disobedient, etc.
  2. To attract or lead (someone) away from proper behavior or thinking:
  3. To entice
To try to persuade; induce or entice, esp. to something immoral or sensually pleasurable
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  1. To try to persuade; induce or entice, esp. to something immoral or sensually pleasurable
  2. To be inviting or attractive to:
  3. To try to get (someone) to do wrong, especially by a promise of reward.
To attract with something desirable; entice:
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  1. To attract with something desirable; entice:
  2. To be highly, often subtly attractive:
To be attractive, interesting, etc.; arouse a favorable response
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  1. To be attractive, interesting, etc.; arouse a favorable response
  2. To make an urgent request (to a person for help, sympathy, etc.)
  3. To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
To cause to draw near or adhere by physical force:
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  1. To cause to draw near or adhere by physical force:
  2. To possess or use the power of attraction.
  3. To get the admiration, attention, etc. of; allure
To provoke (a person) into speaking, responding, taking action, etc.
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  1. To provoke (a person) into speaking, responding, taking action, etc.
  2. To select or take in from a given group, type, or region:
  3. To pull out; take out; remove; extract, as a tooth, cork, weapon, etc.
To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act. To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act.
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  1. To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act. To invite someone to commit a wrongful or illegal act.
  2. To attract by offering hope of reward or pleasure; tempt; allure
  3. To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire:
To attract or charm (a person), often in an almost hypnotic way
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  1. To attract or charm (a person), often in an almost hypnotic way
  2. To become magnetic
  3. To cause an object to become temporarily or permanently magnetic. For example, an unmagnetized object made of ferromagnetic material consists of molecules that are magnetic but randomly aligned, producing no net magnetic field; exposure to a magnetic field causes the molecules to align themselves with the field, producing their own net field, so that the object as a whole becomes magnetized.
To start growing; root or germinate:
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  1. To start growing; root or germinate:
  2. To carry in one's possession:
  3. To convey by transportation:
(Slang) To draw out (a weapon) in readiness for use:
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  1. (Slang) To draw out (a weapon) in readiness for use:
  2. (Informal) To take (a gun, knife, etc.) from concealment, as to threaten someone
  3. To take a deep draft of a drink or puff at a cigarette, etc.
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