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seduce


He seduced her and then bragged about it.
  to entice someone into having sex

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to lure or entice someone to do something — especially something they would normally consider wrong
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  • He seduced her and then bragged about it.
  • Seducing him was easy.
  • She finds power seductive.
  • She was seduced by the temptation of easy money.

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  • He even seemed relieved to have somebody to tell about how he was seduced.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • I did try to seduce her.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • You’re not a creature of impulse, and though I believe you could be seduced, with the right timing, and the right touch, it wouldn’t be an ordinary occurrence.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • She smiles seductively as if she’s wanting something more than a truce.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • It’s impossible to imagine her as a typical Illustrian girl, angling for a good match, attending fetes and allowing herself to be seduced by fittingly highborn men.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • It grosses me out, like he thinks he can seduce me with fresh breath.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall

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  • However, like all dangerous deceptions, the lies that clappers tell themselves wear seductive disguises.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • King Clarkson drifted over to Celeste, and she gave him a seductive smile.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • "I could tell you," she said, her green eyes seductive in the moonlight.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • "I had plenty of ideas," I muttered, still embarrassed at my attempt to seduce him.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • There was something that was clearly meant to be seductive about the pose, something that made nausea twist in her gut.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • Or maybe she just hated the idea of Eleanor, of a girl seducing her firstborn son right in her own living room.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • And of course her voice was deep and slightly scratchy like every seductive villainess ever conceived by Hollywood.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • It was louder than she’d expected, louder than the questions or the bell, and yet it was seductive, thrilling.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • My father said people had been seduced by Fazlullah.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • So instead you tried to seduce me with food and fun and girls while keeping all the bad things a secret?
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • I ordered another drink, half-certain that Nora was making the entire thing up and that this was the most harebrained seduction attempt ever.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Although there is not, as far as I am aware, any canine or lupine blood in my veins, the seductive quality of Kooa’s siren song was enough to set me thinking longingly of other days and other joys.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • In my confused and credulous state, the sight of the man in the demon mask startled me into wakefulness, the seductive warmth I had felt a moment ago vanished, leaving my body limp and leaden.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Sometimes, if one stood outside the communications tent, one could hear him talking to himself in a singsong voice, pretending—as he readily admitted to me—to be a film star like Marlene Dietrich or Claudette Colbert in the midst of a romantic seduction.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Here the gramophone accompanied a seduction or an arousal, it spoke of meadows and "little Spanish towns" or "a small hotel," a "blue room."
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • I am also far from being a seductress.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • I’m not going to let you die for some Walden trash who seduces Phoenix girls and then abandons them."
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • I had begun stroking his back, in a rare attempt at seduction, and he had murmured that he was really too tired, his hand flicking as if he were swatting me away.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • You have to fight, Reynie told himself, and with great effort he tore his eyes from the seductive machine to look at Mr. Curtain.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • Before them, the nobility strutted across the floor of the court, gossiping, scheming, seducing.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • The pipe bowl, like some predator, or seducer, drew down the flame.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Their failure to care wasn’t just appealing, but seductive.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • If Erlene had been a younger woman and hadn’t been so devoted to Gus, she might have thought seriously about trying to seduce Mr. Dillard.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • At the time it had seemed seductive, but on second thought he supposed it could be read as merely childish.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • "Hey, Holder," she says seductively toward him, flashing her full-lipped smile.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • To people like us it’s very seductive.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • I found the privacy itself seduction enough, but there was also a bidet, which lent a risque note and, electrically, unconscionably stirred my expectations.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I can’t imagine it seducing anything but a fruit fly.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Long, lean muscles down his arms, broad but relaxed shoulders, and a smile that was part playful, part seductive.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • "Of course I don’t mean I think you’ve been seducing her," I said, struggling to inject an air of calmness into my tone.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • There was a great, seductive loneliness in the hum, a summons almost, like the call of the sea, and for the first time I understood the impulse that had driven my dad to cash out his bank account, pick up his shirts from the cleaners, gas up the car, and leave town without a word.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • All of it connects together, the tale of the Red devil who seduced a prince, who made him kill a king.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • He only smiled, and like his voice, his smile held seduction.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • They remain, I suspect, a redoubtable seduction tool.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • For who so firm that cannot be seduced?
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • She seduced everyone with how clever she was.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • The answer to each of these questions interests me very much, though I cannot allow them to seduce me.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • Even to have awakened Katharine, if he could have achieved it, would have been like a seduction, although she was his wife.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • The wall defied the imagination—seduced it and defeated it.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
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