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 Meanings and Examples of ENTICE
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entice
 v.  attract by arousing hope or desire
Classic Sentence:
1  He had placed the light directly behind him, for he knew that the shadow would always have its master for a screen, but he could not entice it.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHADOW
2  It also related that once when Red-Cap was again taking cakes to the old grandmother, another wolf spoke to her, and tried to entice her from the path.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In LITTLE RED-CAP [LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD]
3  The store-keepers plastered up their windows with all sorts of lies to entice you; the very fences by the wayside, the lampposts and telegraph poles, were pasted over with lies.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 7
4  He tried to entice Mitya to come to him, but Mitya threw his head back and screamed, to Fenitchka's great confusion.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  No persuasions or enticements could overcome her fear, till, the fact coming to Mr. Laurence's ear in some mysterious way, he set about mending matters.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIX
6  None but those who have experienced them can conceive of the enticements of science.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
7  Children were enticed in as models, till their incoherent accounts of her mysterious doings caused Miss Amy to be regarded in the light of a young ogress.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
8  The silver hair and benevolent countenance of the aged cottager won my reverence, while the gentle manners of the girl enticed my love.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
9  Whereas a young boy, named Oliver Twist, absconded, or was enticed, on Thursday evening last, from his home, at Pentonville; and has not since been heard of.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
10  Everything that is young and strong is being enticed away and depraved.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XIV
11  Her neck was short but rounded and her arms plump and enticing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
12  Will, who had been enticing little Beau across the blanket with the bill during this argument, looked up and, shading his eyes, glanced down the driveway.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
13  I found that the sparrow uttered none but harsh notes, whilst those of the blackbird and thrush were sweet and enticing.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
Example Sentence:
1  Retailers have tried almost everything to entice shoppers through their doors.
2  The adverts entice the customer into buying things they don't really want.
3  Advertisements are designed to entice people into spending money / to spend money.
4  It could herald a much bigger change: the precedent set would surely entice others to follow, why should a restaurant settle for paying an extra twice as much to accept credit-card fees?
5  After dreaming up an idea for a start-up so ridiculous that no one would believe it, Bloch and Schmittling set out to entice people to buy in.
6  That would give a much needed boost to the export industry and again entice foreign capital into the country.
7  Potential recruits will be encouraged to use an online tool to test their motivational profile and will be enticed by statistics claiming more than one thousand different jobs in the army across one hundred and forty different trades.