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What does it mean when you dream about seduction?

Seduction in a dream often is an expression of the dreamer’s sexual desires.

Seduction

See also Flirtatiousness.
Selfishness (See CONCEIT, STINGINESS.)
Armida
modern Circe; sorceress who seduces Rinaldo. [Ital. Lit.: Jerusalem Delivered]
Aurelius Dorigen’s
nobleminded would-be seducer. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, “The Franklin’s Tale”]
Bathsheba
Uriah’s wife, seduced by King David. [O.T.: II Samuel 11:4]
Circe
enchantress who turned Odysseus’s men into swine; byword for irresistibly fascinating woman. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey; Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
Delilah
fascinating and deceitful mistress of Samson. [O.T.: Judges 16]
Dragon Lady
beautiful Chinese temptress. [Comics: “Terry and the Pirates” in Horn, 653]
Europa
seduced by Zeus in form of a white bull. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 96]
Harlowe, Clarissa
seduced and raped by Lovelace. [Br. Lit.: Richardson Clarissa Harlowe in Benét, 203]
Hautdesert, Lady
de tries to seduce Gawain to test his faithfulness. [Br. Lit.: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]
Io
seduced by Jupiter in form of a cloud. [Rom. Myth.: Metamorphoses]
Juan, Don
handsome Spanish lad seduces many women. [Eur. legend: Benét, 279]
Leucosia, Ligeia, and Parthenope
sirens; tried to lure Odysseus and his men to destruction. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Little Em’ly
though engaged to Ham, is seduced and runs off with Steerforth. [Br. Lit.: Dickens David Copperfield]
Lorelei
siren; lured ships to destruction with singing. [Ger. Folklore: Benét, 599]
Mirandolina
innkeeper artfully seduces misogynist for sport. [Ital. Lit.: The Mistress of the Inn]
Rustico
convinces Alibech that the way to serve God is by sexual intercourse. [Ital. Lit.: Boccaccio Decameron]
Sorrel, Hetty
seduced by Arthur Donnithorne. [Br. Lit.: Adam Bede]
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I was approached by a man who did not want to be identified because it could expose him to ridicule, who told me he picked up a hitchhiker who turned out to be a ghost that seduced him," Mr Davies said.
You are seduced and abandoned time and time again," he says.
not to be too seduced by it all--although there is a seduction in that as well.
We always linger in the spaces that witnessed our birth and childhood, seduced by them.
The unprecedented economic situation means the rules have changed and duly seduced councillors beware the jobs are a mirage as the scheme is not capable of being delivered.
In Dark Dreams: A Collection of Horror and Suspense by Black Writers (Dafina Books/Kensington, 2004), Zane crafts a short bloody tale of women seduced by an unlikely band of vampires, blending horror with the erotic.
In "Francesca," a man who meets his love child for the first time fantasizes about seducing her, just as her married mother once seduced him.
thesis about how narcissism fuels space travel, screws up when reaching out to his ex-wife, nearly gets seduced by his brother's lover (Marco Poulin), and generally searches in vain for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos.
Cioran, a 20th century thinker seduced by fascism whose relationship with political extremists was to affect his life and work.
A RANDY family doctor wants to return to the surgery where he seduced a married woman patient, it was claimed last night.
In fact, the prophet cries out in lament, "O Lord, You seduced me, and I was seduced" (20:7).
Instead it's a question of working through political issues as well as being seduced by the actual form, a question of provoking and seducing.