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seduce

verb (ATTRACT)    /sɪˈdjuːs/ US  /-ˈduːs/
C2 [T usually passive] to cause someone to do something that they would not usually consider doing by being very attractive and difficult to refuse: I wouldn't normally have bought this, but I was seduced by the low price. They were seduced into buying the washing machine by the offer of a free flight to the United States.Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction [T usually passive] If you are seduced by something, you like it because it seems attractive: Almost every visitor to Edinburgh is seduced by its splendid architecture.Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
(Definition of seduce verb (ATTRACT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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