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Adjective
Appealing to or attracting someone, even if wrong or unwise
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“The macaroni underneath is OK but certainly nowhere as delicious as the tempting topping.”
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Appealing to or attracting someone, even if wrong or unwise
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Very attractive or tempting
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Pleasant and satisfactory
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Intended to provoke or make fun of someone in a playful way
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Making someone think of sexual matters
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(rare) Instigating the curiosity or attention of someone
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“It had been a long time since it had occurred to her to try to tempt her husband with anything out of the ordinary.”
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Present participle for to lure or entice by temptation
“There are many thousands of sardines, about four or six inches long, which are to be used for live bait to tempt the tuna.”
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Present participle for to instigate someone to do wrong, especially by promising a reward
“They use low pricing to tempt people into drinking to excess.”
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Present participle for to take a risk or chance on
“Full of these unreasonable expectations, they tempt the dangers of the inconstant ocean.”
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Present participle for to convince or manipulate
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Present participle for to deceive or fool someone
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Present participle for to encourage or cause a certain event or outcome
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Present participle for to tease (someone) by offering something desirable but keeping it out of reach
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Present participle for to take a risk or chance on
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Present participle for to stimulate or become stimulated
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Present participle for to influence someone (usually dishonestly) in return for money
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Present participle for to flirt with, or attempt to win over, a romantic interest
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