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se·duce / siˈd(y)oōs/ • v. [tr.] attract (someone) to a belief or into a course of action that is inadvisable or foolhardy: they should not be seduced into thinking that their success ruled out the possibility of a relapse. ∎  entice into sexual activity. ∎  attract powerfully: the melody seduces the ear with warm string tones.DERIVATIVES: se·duc·er·duc·i·ble adj.