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Noun: temptation  tem(p)'tey-shun
  1. Something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
    - enticement
  2. The desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid
    "he felt the temptation and his will power weakened"
  3. The act of influencing by exciting hope or desire
    "his temptations were shameless";
    - enticement

Derived forms: temptations

Type of: desire, influence

Encyclopedia: Temptation