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seduce
used in Misery

2 uses
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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
  • But Maugham first seduced him and then made him a child again, and that was wonderful.
    Part 2 — Misery (46% in)
  • He knew it, but the thought of that telephone, the imagined sensation of the cool black plastic under his fingers, the click of the rotary dial or the single booping sound as he touch-toned 0 , these were seductions too great to resist.
    Part 1 — Annie (90% in)

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