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seduce
used in Howards End

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Definition
to persuade someone to do something by tempting them with something pleasurable or desired — often to make them want to have sex
  • "I never even asked her who seduced her," said Margaret, dwelling on the hateful word thoughtfully.
    Chapter 38 (20% in)
  • I am now obliged to ask for the name of her seducer.
    Chapter 38 (16% in)
  • Then speech came, and she said slowly: "Seducer?
    Chapter 38 (19% in)
  • No; I do not know her seducer's name."
    Chapter 38 (20% in)
  • "Are we to make her seducer marry her?" she asked.
    Chapter 38 (32% in)

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