- Something that seduces.
Variant of seduce
- to persuade to do something disloyal, disobedient, etc.
- to persuade or tempt to evil or wrongdoing; lead astray
- to persuade (someone) to engage, esp. for the first time, in illicit or unsanctioned sexual intercourse
- to entice
Origin: ME seduisen < LL(Ec) seducere, to mislead, seduce < L, to lead aside < se-, apart (see secede) + ducere, to lead: see duct
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