Some actresses depend not on “feminine wiles” to seduce but on their own way with a swagger.
A sexy “lobbyist” named Destiny, who Nicholson uses to seduce politicians on Capitol Hill, attempts to bed Senator Tanner.
The objective: find, seduce, and eventually marry Prince Harry.
“Precisely to seduce you…so you are kind to me,” says Castro.
He will work with as much zeal to snare a mousy girl as to seduce a beauty queen.
And yet all that Seneca's daring could venture was to seduce the baby-tyrant into the least injurious of tyrannies.
So, regular, the steamers travelled to the United States to seduce labour.
Lastly, Jannes might come from a Hebrew root which means to seduce, and Jambres from one which means to rebel.
The world, O Lord, and its honors and vanities, seduce thine own servants from thee.
While young, they seduce the wives of others, and when they are old, they cannot secure the affections of their own.
1520s, "to persuade a vassal, etc., to desert his allegiance or service," from Latin seducere "lead away, lead astray," from se- "aside, away" (see secret (n.)) + ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Sexual sense, now the prevailing one, is attested from 1550s and apparently was not in Latin. Originally "entice (a woman) to a surrender of chastity." Related: Seduced; seducing.
Replaced Middle English seduisen (late 15c.), from Middle French séduire "seduce," from Old French suduire "to corrupt, seduce," from Latin subducere "draw away, withdraw, remove," from sub- "from under, further" (see sub-) + ducere "to lead" (see duke).