seduction

[si-duhk-shuhn]
noun
1.
an act or instance of seducing, especially sexually.
2.
the condition of being seduced.
3.
a means of seducing; enticement; temptation.
Also, seducement [si-doos-muhnt, -dyoos-] .


Origin:
1520–30; < Latin sēductiōn- (stem of sēductiō) a leading aside, equivalent to sēduct(us) (past participle of sēdūcere to seduce) + -iōn- -ion

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seduction (sɪˈdʌkʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of seducing or the state of being seduced
2.  a means of seduction

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seduction

in law, the act of a man enticing (without the use of physical force) a previously chaste woman to consent to sexual intercourse. In broader usage, the term refers to any act of persuasion, between heterosexual or homosexual individuals, and excluding the issue of chastity, that leads to sexual intercourse.

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