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tempts

verb
present tense third-person singular of tempt

Synonyms & Antonyms of tempts

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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“Tempts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tempts. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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