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Example sentences for "entice"

Lexicographically close words:
enthusiastical; enthusiastically; enthusiastick; enthusiasts; entia; enticed; enticement; enticements; entices; enticeth
  1. It hopes to entice Aurelian from his position, so as to put power into our hands.

  2. I shall hope, in the lapse of days or months, to entice them away for a season from their melancholy home.

  3. Those who ridicule temperance and so lead others to drink excessively, entice to drunkenness.

  4. Didn't entice him to my house--didn't thrust the girl upon him!

  5. He felt it was easy to manage Count Egmont alone; for this reason he sought to entice him to Madrid, where he would be removed from the commanding guidance of a higher intellect.

  6. You did not entice him to your house--did not thrust your daughter upon him!

  7. It is a ready prey to the first Absalom, or Catiline, or Wat Tyler, or Jack Cade, who may arise to entice it to do evil.

  8. After it becomes law I would sell whiskey just the same as ever, and entice all the bummers in the country to drink and have a regular drunken carnival.

  9. I am afraid some of the party have made a pretence of doing him special honor in order that they might entice him to drink, and then waylay and rob him.

  10. Finding that he could not entice him into the fort, he ordered one of his officers, with over a hundred soldiers, to seize the Seminole chief, under cloak of a flag of truce.

  11. The place vacated by them was not to be filled up, and thus the British commander hoped to entice the Indians into the gap in his line.

  12. He thus hoped to entice the red men from their strong position, and his plan was entirely successful.

  13. You're hired by the police to entice us round the corner, you sly fellow!

  14. Hundreds of voices had sought, in the course of the years, to entice him hither; but in his arrogance he had had no use for spiritual things.

  15. A fall of snow would entice the dwellers therein out of their hiding- places; it made the air milder, and made it possible, too, to earn a few kroner for sweeping away the snow.

  16. And then you must listen well, and keep in mind all that your teacher says; and if anyone tries to entice you into playing and larking behind his back, don't do it.

  17. My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.

  18. And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.

  19. And the Lord said, Thou shalt entice him, and thou shalt also prevail: go out, and do even so.

  20. Then there came out a spirit, and stood before the LORD, and said, I will entice him.

  21. And the LORD said, Who shall entice Ahab king of Israel, that he may go up and fall at Ramothgilead?

  22. But under this tedious triviality, as the reader of stock-novels will deem it, lurks a meaning serious enough to entice all save those who are indeed trivial.

  23. Zappa himself felt secure, for he knew that none of his enemies could here approach him unawares; or, if they daringly ventured into that labyrinth of dangers, he could easily elude them, or entice them to their destruction.

  24. He tells her whom she is to entice into his power.

  25. She is the very same who helps the wicked magician to entice knights into his castle.

  26. Then he tried to entice good knights to come to his castle, and if any knight came, if any stayed in the enchanted halls to eat or drink or dance or play, that knight was lost forever.

  27. So always she must tempt and entice at his command the knights who come near his castle, and always she must long for one to come whom she cannot tempt, for then she will be free.

  28. He reminds her that if she cannot entice the Fool she will herself be saved from all her wanderings and her weary life.

  29. Surely it is better to enclose the gulf and hinder all access, than by encouraging us to advance a little, to entice us afterwards a little further, and let us perceive our folly only by our destruction.

  30. To what they know best entice all neatly; / For so thou dost thyself and him a pleasure.

  31. Jarro cried pitifully; and the boy who had freed him said quietly to Caesar: "If you are just as honourable as you look, surely you cannot wish to force a good bird to sit here and entice others into trouble.

  32. They flew hither and thither, to entice one another astray.

  33. The woman, then, who could most easily entice Sammy Crockett away was Nancy Webb.

  34. This Mr. Martin Hewitt had, however, full credit and reward for his exploit from his firm and from their client, and more than one other firm of lawyers engaged in contentious work made good offers to entice Hewitt to change his employers.

  35. It was one of Kele's sons who took the form of the man she was thinking of, so as to entice her away and destroy her.

  36. Damhauja had sent people to scatter clover on the middle road and entice men, make them think that the road to his sweat-house.

  37. The text calls her an old hag, that often changes her paints and garments to entice and delude all men to her).

  38. The many provisions and supplies with which the huntsman had filled the hollow, in order to entice the elephant; are the very many expectations of future reward, which your ignorance presents before you, as the recompense of your penitence.

  39. Not far from thence a fine river fell into the sea, on the banks of which dwelt the anthropophagi who had fought so fiercely with the Spaniards, and who endeavoured, but in vain, to entice the Englishmen into the interior of the country.

  40. Before he had been long at the estancia it began to be noticed that he followed the broods of young chickens about very assiduously, apparently taking great interest in their welfare, and even trying to entice them to follow him.

  41. And the Lord said, Who shall entice Ahab, king of Israel, that he may go up and fall at Ramothgilead?

  42. Then there came out a spirit, and stood before the Lord, and said I will entice him.

  43. And the Lord said, Thou shalt entice him, and thou shalt also prevail; go out and do even so.

  44. And the Lord said, Who shall entice Ahab, king of Israel, that he may go up and fall at Ramothgilead?

  45. No one shall entice away from them any of their pagan slaves under pretext of baptizing them into the Christian faith.

  46. I have heard people say they have seen her knitting, sitting on a rock with a ball of worsted thrown out before her, to entice mortals to take it up, when they must follow where she would lead.

  47. They are supposed to desire to mislead the traveller, and entice him into bogs and swamps.

  48. Come, Lady; while Heaven lends us grace, Let us fly this cursed place, Lest the sorcerer us entice With some other new device.

  49. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "entice" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    allure; attract; bait; beguile; cajole; catch; chat; coax; decoy; draw; ensnare; entice; entrap; flirt; induce; inveigle; invite; kidnap; lead; lure; mislead; pull; rape; rope; seduce; solicit; tempt; toll; train; woo