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tempted

verb
past tense of tempt

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1 to lead away from a usual or proper course by offering some pleasure or advantage
  • that chocolate dessert sure tempts me, but I should stick with my diet

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2 to take a chance on
  • refusing to lay in enough food for the long winter tempts the dangers of starvation

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“Tempted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tempted. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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