Predicate: entice

Roleset id: entice.01 , attract, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

entice.01: ENTICE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'entice' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet entry 31.1, other framed members include comfort, convince, depress, encourage, exhaust, interest, reassure, repel, scare, shock, spook, threaten, and worry. Framenet entry Suasion1. Comparison with attract. (from entice.01-v predicate notes)


entice (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: attractor (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: thing attracted (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-GOL: thing attracted to, if separate from attractor
        Arg3-MNR: instrument, if separate from attractor

Example: entice into

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive

        The major question, said one holder who asked not to be named, is whether New York investor Bennett S. LeBow, whose Brooke Partners controls Western Union, is willing to offer a large enough equity stake *trace* to entice bondholders into agreeing to a new swap.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: entice
        Arg1: bondholders
        Arg2: into agreeing to a new swap

Example: just transitive

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive

        But there was a dearth of sellers, traders said, so buyers-1 had to bid prices up *trace*-1 to entice them.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: entice
        Arg1: them

Example: ARG3 and ARG1 and ARG2

        The government and the ANC , the bitterest of enemies , are engaged in an elaborate mating dance designed to entice each other to the negotiating table .

        Arg3: an elaborate mating dance
        Rel: entice
        Arg1: each other
        Arg2: to the negotiating table