Entice verb to lead on by arousing hope or desire
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Entice: Verb: To lead on by arousing hope or desire. Despite the tremendous increase in salary, I could not be enticed to leave my job. Entreat: Verb: To ask or petition earnestly. I entreated my parents to allow me to go to the party. .

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Entice: Verb: To lead on by arousing hope or desire.

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Entice:Verb: To lead on by arousing hope or desire.


Despite the tremendousincrease in salary, I could not be enticed to leave my job.


Entreat:Verb: To ask or petition earnestly.


I entreated my parents to allow me to go to the party.


Envisage:Verb: To have a mental image of something, especially when the thing does not yet exist; to conceive of.


I find it hard to envisage a society in which violence does not exist.


Epithet:Noun: A word or phrase used to describe someone or something. A term of abuse or contempt.


The irate motorist shouted a few choice epithets at the driver of the car that had cut him off.


Equanimity:Noun: Calmness or evenness of temper.


She handled the difficult situation with equanimity.


Equitable:Adjective: Fair or just.


The teacher was equitable in giving out grades.


Erudite:Adjective: Deeply learned, especially in a specialized area.


The Professor presented a erudite, yet interesting, lecture on the Holocaust.


Esoteric:Adjective: Understood by or intended for only a select few. Difficult to understand.


The language the book was written in was awfully esoteric. I wasn’t even sure it was English.


Ethical:Adjective: In accordance with accepted principles of right and wrong.


Using child-labor in third world countries is not considered ethical.


Ethnic:Adjective: Relating to a small but distinct social group within the population.


There are many different ethnic groups within Rancocas Valley High School.


Euphemism:Noun: The substitution of a relatively inoffensive term for one that is considered too harsh, unpleasant, or blunt.


Why don’t you say that he is a liar instead of using the euphemism such as “stretching the truth”?


Exacerbate:Verb: To increase the bitterness or severity of; to irritate.


If you don’t follow your lawyer’s orders you may exacerbate your problems.


Exalt:Verb: To elevate in power, position, character, or the like.


The Presidency is one of America’s most exalted positions.


Exemplary:Adjective: Worthy of imitation, serving as a model, illustration, or warning.


The students displayed exemplary behavior at Challenge Day.


Exigency:Noun: a state of urgency or a situation demanding immediate attention; the pressing needs caused by such a crisis.


The exigencies of the flu situation at R.V. demand that we take precautions such as hand-washing and hand-sanitizer.


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