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tempting

adjective

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tempting

noun

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tempting

verb
present participle of tempt

Synonyms & Antonyms of tempting (Entry 3 of 3)

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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The first known use of tempting was in 1588

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“Tempting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tempting. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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