Examples of temptress in a Sentence
Greta Garbo, one of the most famous temptresses ever to appear on screen, died in 1990.
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Maggie Lou Rader is a wonderfully anxious temptress.
The action involves three muses — a chain-smoking temptress, an overheated diva and a fanciful kook — who each capture the attention of our hero.
As his brother mounts a tribal rebellion, Samson's relationship with a Philistine temptress and his final surrender to God will help turn imprisonment into a final victory.
These Pre-Raphaelite artists would often depict redheads in the nude or as temptresses.
As Jimmy Ray, the handsome scion of well-to-do family who brings out the temptress in Alice in the flashback scenes, Patrick Cummings at least seems likes a worthy enough fellow for a bright young woman to upturn her teenage life over.
The Russian temptress, who often placed her victims in restraints, suddenly found herself in handcuffs.
Danielle Darrieux, a luminous beauty of French cinema whose portrayals of wistful ingenues, romantic temptresses and tragic adultresses spanned more than eight decades, died Oct. 18 at her home in Bois-le-Roi, France.
After all, the last 20 years of television have been defined by men exhibiting antisocial behavior that puts almost any raven-haired temptress to shame.
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Definition of temptress for English Language Learners
: a woman who makes a man want to have sex with her : a very attractive woman
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