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Could someone provide insight into the following

difference between entice and persuade

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  • Have you consulted a dictionary to see the differences in how the two words are defined?
    – phenry
    Aug 29, 2014 at 16:07
  • @phenry I did, asking in a public forum would give different opinions and would have vividness effect.
    – Jacob
    Aug 29, 2014 at 16:13

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As per Merriam Webster Online:

persuade: to cause (someone) to do something by asking, arguing, or giving reasons

entice: to attract (someone) especially by offering or showing something that is appealing, interesting, etc.

I would persuade you using the impeccable logic of my arguments.

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I would entice you with the offer of candy.

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