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enticement

[en-tahys-muh nt] /ɛnˈtaɪs mənt/
noun
1.
the act or practice of enticing, especially to evil.
2.
the state of being enticed.
3.
something that entices; allurement.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English < Old French; see entice, -ment
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enticement

n.

c.1300, "thing which entices;" 1540s, "action of enticing;" from Old French enticement, from enticier (see entice).

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