1. To draw on, by exciting hope or desire; to allure; to attract; as, the bait enticed the fishes. Often in a bad sense: To lead astray; to induce to evil; to tempt; as, the sirens enticed them to listen.
"Roses blushing as they blow, And enticing men to pull." -- Beau. & Fl.
"My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not." -- Prov. i. 10.
"Go, and thine erring brother gain, Entice him home to be forgiven." -- Keble.
Syn. -- To allure; lure; coax; decoy; seduce; tempt; inveigle; incite; persuade; prevail on. See Allure.