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seduce
used in The God of Small Things

4 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
  • At first Baby Kochamma tried to seduce Father Mulligan with weekly exhibitions of staged charity.
    Chapter 1 (68% in)
  • On weekdays she watched The Bold and the Beautiful and Santa Barbara, where brittle blondes with lipstick and hairstyles rigid with spray seduced androids and defended their sexual empires.
    Chapter 1 (83% in)
  • (& Most Important) Astutely gauged the prevailing temper, and not just rejected, but rejected outright and extremely rudely, all of Baby Kochamma's advances and small seductions.
    Chapter 9 (43% in)
  • From the sensuousness of a woman with a baby at her breast into the seductive mischief of Krishna's smile.
    Chapter 12 (24% in)

There are no more uses of "seduce" in The God of Small Things.

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