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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.

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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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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He said: "This is against all the council's policies but is still being pushed through because the council is being seduced with jobs.
A movie insider told Britain's Daily Mail newspaper: "It's fair to say we were seduced by her and we should have been on our guard."
"There are too many young people who get seduced by people telling them they can have everything.
The Mercury previously revealed how Bevan seduced Jane and conducted a steamy affair under the noses of other patients and her husband.
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.
Lewis (26), seduced the girl in the meeting room of the north London tennis club where she had been sent by her father for coaching.
James Smith, who also lives in the city, made the film Seduced, a mixture of computer generated 3D animation and live action, before he left the film school last year with a degree in animation.
Mother Derby, who owned a property next to Eden, seduced the students with goodies like raspberries, cream, and brown sugar.
This view has invariably seduced architects when imaging and planning utopian cities.