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Definition of TEMPT

verb : TEMPT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) dispose or incline or entice to; "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food" ;

  • 2. (

    ) provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation" ;

  • 3. (

    ) give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers" ;

  • 6. (

    ) try presumptuously; "St. Anthony was tempted in the desert" ;


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