As verbs the difference between lured and seduce
is that lured
) while seduce
is to beguile or lure someone away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct; to lead astray.
Something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure.
(fishing) An artificial bait attached to a fishing line to attract fish.
A bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk.
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A velvet smoothing brush.
- My falcon now is sharp and passing empty, / And till she stoop she must not be full-gorged, / For then she never looks upon her lure .
To attract by temptation etc.; to entice.
To recall a hawk with a lure.
To beguile or lure someone away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct; to lead astray.
To entice or induce someone to engage in a sexual relationship.
- Your father was seduced by the dark side of The Force.'' - Obi Wan Kenobi, ''
(by extension, euphemistic) To have sexual intercourse with.
- Mrs. Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?'' - Benjamin Braddock, ''
To win over or attract someone.
- He had repeatedly seduced the girl in his car, hotels and his home.