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temptations

noun
plural of temptation

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1 the pressure to give in to a desire for easy or immediate pleasure
  • he felt the temptation to go sailing, but did his chores instead

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2 something that persuades one to perform an action for pleasure or gain
  • money, power, and other overwhelming temptations can seduce a person to a life of crime

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“Temptations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/temptations. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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