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tempter

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noun tempt·er \ˈtem(p)-tər\

Definition of tempter

  1. :  one that tempts or entices



Examples of tempter

  1. <there is no greater tempter to put off studying than my dog when he wants to play>



14th Century

First Known Use of tempter

14th century



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