beguiling vs enticing what difference

what is difference between beguiling and enticing

English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aɪlɪŋ

Verb

beguiling

  1. present participle of beguile

Noun

beguiling (plural beguilings)

  1. A beguilement.

Adjective

beguiling (comparative more beguiling, superlative most beguiling)

  1. That beguiles or beguile.
    a beguiling look
    • 2009, Reif Larsen, The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet, Pinguin Books, page 26:
      I thought he was supposed to be my mentor. But, in actuality, what did I know about the often beguiling world of adults?

Translations



English

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɛnˈtaɪsɪŋ/

Adjective

enticing (comparative more enticing, superlative most enticing)

  1. That entices; alluring; attractive; charming
    Synonyms: enticing, (formal, obsolete) illecebrous; see also Thesaurus:attractive
    Antonyms: repulsive, unalluring, unattractive, unenticing

Translations

Verb

enticing

  1. present participle of entice

References

  • enticing in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • enticing in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Noun

enticing (plural enticings)

  1. enticement; temptation

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