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entice

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In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision.
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Verb

Infinitive
to entice

Third person singular
entic

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to entice (third-person singular simple present entic, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To lure; to attract by arousing desire or hope.
    I enticed the little bear into the trap with a pot of honey.

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  • "entice" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

entice” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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