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To obtain by cajolery:
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  1. To obtain by cajolery:
  2. To lead on with deception; entice or trick into doing or giving something, going somewhere, etc.
  3. To win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk:
To recall (a falcon) with a lure.
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  1. To recall (a falcon) with a lure.
  2. To attract by temptation etc.; to entice.
  3. To attract or entice, especially by wiles or temptation:
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:
(Obs.) To put under a spell; bewitch
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  1. (Obs.) To put under a spell; bewitch
  2. To hold the attention of by being very interesting or delightful; charm; captivate
  3. (Archaic) To deprive of the ability to escape or move, usually by the power of a look. Used of serpents.
To induce (someone) to engage in sexual activity, as by flirting or persuasion.
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  1. To induce (someone) to engage in sexual activity, as by flirting or persuasion.
  2. To persuade (someone) to engage, esp. for the first time, in illicit or unsanctioned sexual intercourse
  3. To attract or lead (someone) away from proper behavior or thinking:
To lure (an animal) into a trap or position to be hunted.
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  1. To lure (an animal) into a trap or position to be hunted.
  2. To lure or be lured into a trap, danger, etc.
  3. To act or use a decoy.
To deceive by guile or charm:
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  1. To deceive by guile or charm:
  2. To deprive (someone) of something by guile or deceit; cheat:
  3. To pass (time) pleasantly; while away
(Physics) To bring about (an electric or magnetic effect) in a body by exposing it to the influence or variation of a field of force
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  1. (Physics) To bring about (an electric or magnetic effect) in a body by exposing it to the influence or variation of a field of force
  2. To bring on; bring about; cause; effect
  3. To lead or move, as to a course of action, by influence or persuasion.
To effect or cause to be accepted or rejected by secret scheming or plotting:
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  1. To effect or cause to be accepted or rejected by secret scheming or plotting:
  2. To carry on a secret love affair
  3. To bring on, or get, by secret or underhanded plotting
To urge to action; stir up; rouse
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  1. To urge to action; stir up; rouse
  2. To provoke and urge on:
To stir to action or feeling:
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  1. To stir to action or feeling:
  2. To give rise to; bring about:
  3. To bring about deliberately; induce:
To be highly, often subtly attractive:
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  1. To be highly, often subtly attractive:
  2. To attract with something desirable; entice:
A charmed particle is a particle that contains at least one charmed quark or charmed antiquark. The charmed quark was hypothesized to account for the longevity of the J/psi particle and to explain differences in the behavior of leptons and hadrons.
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  1. A charmed particle is a particle that contains at least one charmed quark or charmed antiquark. The charmed quark was hypothesized to account for the longevity of the J/psi particle and to explain differences in the behavior of leptons and hadrons.
  2. To induce by means of strong personal attractiveness:
  3. To use magic spells.
To attract and hold the interest of, as by beauty or wit.
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  1. To attract and hold the interest of, as by beauty or wit.
  2. (Obs.) To take or hold captive
  3. Glanvill
To tease (someone) by offering something desirable but keeping it out of reach
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  1. To tease (someone) by offering something desirable but keeping it out of reach
  2. To be strongly attractive to; excite the senses or desire of:
  3. To excite by exposing something desirable that remains or is made difficult or impossible to obtain:
To put on (a garment)
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  1. To put on (a garment)
  2. (Also draw upon) To appeal to, make a demand of, rely on; to utilize or make use of, as a source.
  3. To approach, come nearer, as evening.
To tend to bring on; provoke:
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  1. To tend to bring on; provoke:
  2. To ask courteously to come somewhere or do something; request the presence or participation of
  3. To tend to bring on; give occasion for
To set dogs upon (a chained animal, for example) for sport.
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  1. To set dogs upon (a chained animal, for example) for sport.
  2. To put food, etc. on (a hook or trap) to lure animals or fish
  3. To entice or provoke, especially by trickery or strategy:
To cause to be interested or engaged:
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  1. To cause to be interested or engaged:
  2. To excite or invigorate (a person, for example) with a stimulant.
  3. To increase temporarily the activity of something such as a body organ or system.
To prompt to action; rouse:
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  1. To prompt to action; rouse:
  2. To stir the emotions:
  3. To change posture or position; stir:
To provide with an incentive or a reason for doing something; impel:
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  1. To provide with an incentive or a reason for doing something; impel:
  2. To animate; to propel; to cause to take action
  3. To cause to be enthusiastic:
To give rise to; bring about:
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  1. To give rise to; bring about:
  2. To cause to come out of a state of sleep, repose, unconsciousness, etc.; wake
  3. To cause (game) to rise from cover, come out of a lair, etc.; stir up to flight or attack
To urge on; goad:
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  1. To urge on; goad:
  2. To initiate or bring about, often by inciting:
  3. To urge on, spur on, or incite to some action, esp. to some evil
To influence or persuade (a person) by flattery, soothing words, coaxing, etc.
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  1. To influence or persuade (a person) by flattery, soothing words, coaxing, etc.
  2. To use flattery or cajolery to achieve one's ends.
  3. To get (something) by coaxing or flattery
To get by coaxing
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  1. To get by coaxing
  2. To use gentle persuasion, urging, etc.
  3. To induce or try to induce to do something; (seek to) persuade by soothing words, an ingratiating manner, etc.; wheedle
(Idiomatic) to mislead, to try to make someone believe a lie.
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  1. (Idiomatic) to mislead, to try to make someone believe a lie.
  2. (Idiomatic) to encourage with the illusion of a romantic relationship.
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 by offering hope of reward or pleasure; tempt; allure
  3. To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire:
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 attract or entice, especially by wiles or temptation:
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  1. To attract or entice, especially by wiles or temptation:
  2. To attract by temptation etc.; to entice.
  3. To recall (a falcon) with a lure.
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 attempt to gain; seek:
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  1. To attempt to gain; seek:
  2. To try to gain the love or affections of, especially to seek to marry.
  3. To behave so as to invite or incur:
To tend to bring on; provoke:
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  1. To tend to bring on; provoke:
  2. To ask for the presence or participation of:
  3. To tend to bring on; give occasion for
To bring about deliberately; induce:
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  1. To bring about deliberately; induce:
  2. To give rise to; bring about:
  3. To stir to action or feeling:
Find another word for tempt. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tempt, like: inveigle, lure, entice, fascinate, seduce, appeal to, decoy, beguile, induce, intrigue and incite.