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seduce
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Candide
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  • A Grey Friar, who was my confessor, easily seduced me.
  • The man of taste explained very well how a piece could have some interest, and have almost no merit; he proved in few words that it was not enough to introduce one or two of those situations which one finds in all romances, and which always seduce the spectator, but that it was necessary to be new without being odd, often sublime and always natural, to know the human heart and to make it speak; to be a great poet without allowing any person in the piece to appear to be a poet; to know…

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  • He seduced her and then bragged about it.
  • Seducing him was easy.

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