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tempting

adjective tempt·ing \ˈtem(p)-tiŋ\

: causing an urge or desire to have or do something

Full Definition of TEMPTING

:  having an appeal :  enticing <a tempting offer>
tempt·ing·ly adverb

Examples of TEMPTING

  1. The desserts look very tempting.
  2. It is tempting to think of him as the next American president.

First Known Use of TEMPTING

1588

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stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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