When you convince your cat to come out from under the bed by offering a treat, this is an example of when you entice your cat.
The good review enticed me to see the movie.
Origin of entice
- Middle English enticen from Old French enticier to instigate possibly from Vulgar Latin intītiāre to set afire Latin in- in en–1 Latin tītiō firebrand
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French enticier < Vulgar Latin *intitiāre < Latin titiō.