Someone trying to entice this woman with a piece of cake.
When you convince your cat to come out from under the bed by offering a treat, this is an example of when youentice your cat.
transitive verb-·ticed′, -·tic′ing
Origin of enticeMiddle English enticen from Old French enticier, to set afire, hence excite, entice, probably from Vulgar Latin an unverified form intitiare from Classical Latin in + titio, a burning brand
transitive verben·ticed, en·tic·ing, en·tic·es
Origin of enticeMiddle English enticen from Old French enticier to instigate possibly from Vulgar Latin intītiāre to set afire Latin in- in ; see en- 1. Latin tītiō firebrand
(third-person singular simple present entices, present participle enticing, simple past and past participle enticed)
From Old French enticier < Vulgar Latin *intitiāre < Latin titiō.
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