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Definitions of tempt:
  • verb:   try presumptuously
    Example: "St. Anthony was tempted in the desert"
  • verb:   dispose or incline or entice to
    Example: "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"
  • verb:   give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting
    Example: "The window displays tempted the shoppers"
  • verb:   try to seduce
  • verb:   induce into action by using one's charm
  • verb:   provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
    Example: "He lured me into temptation"

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