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seduction (n.)

1520s, from French séduction, from Latin seductionem (nominative seductio), noun of action from past-participle stem of seducere (see seduce). Originally with reference to actions or beliefs; sexual sense is from 1769, originally always with women as the objects. Earlier appearance of the word in Middle English with a sense "treason, treachery" probably is a confusion with sedition, which confusion also is found in Old French seducion "treason, betrayal."

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Definitions of seduction from WordNet

seduction (n.)
enticing someone astray from right behavior;
seduction (n.)
an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone;
Synonyms: conquest
From wordnet.princeton.edu