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Verb: tempt  tem(p)t
  1. Dispose, incline or entice to
    "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food";
    - allure
  2. Provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
    "He tempted me into temptation";
    - entice, lure
  3. Give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting
    "the window displays tempted the shoppers";
    - invite
  4. Induce into action by using one's charm
    "She tempted him into giving her all his money";
    - charm, influence
  5. Try to seduce
  6. Try presumptuously
    "St. Anthony was tempted in the desert"

Derived forms: tempts, tempting, tempted

Type of: arouse, bid, excite, invite, persuade, provoke, sex, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir, turn on, wind up

Encyclopedia: Tempt, Tease and Touch