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Noun
/tem(p)ˈtāSHən/,
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temptations, plural;
  1. A desire to do something, esp. something wrong or unwise
    • - he resisted the temptation to call Celia at the office
    • - we almost gave in to temptation
  2. A thing or course of action that attracts or tempts someone
    • - the temptations of life in New York
  3. The tempting of Jesus by the Devil (see Matt. 4)


  1. something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
  2. the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid; "he felt the temptation and his will power weakened"
  3. enticement: the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire; "his enticements were shameless"
  4. (tempt) dispose or incline or entice to; "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"
  5. (tempt) entice: provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
  6. (tempt) give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers"
  7. A temptation is an act that looks appealing to an individual. It is usually used to describe acts with negative connotations and as such, tends to lead a person to regret such actions, for various reasons: legal, social, psychological (including feeling guilt), health, economic, etc. ...
  8. "Temptation" is a popular song, published in 1933, with music written by Nacio Herb Brown and lyrics by Arthur Freed. The song was used in the film Singin' in the Rain (1952) and later in the 1983 musical based on the film, and is prominently featured in Valerio Zurlini's Violent Summer (1959).
  9. Temptation was a game show which aired on ABC from December 4, 1967 to March 1, 1968. It was produced by Merrill Heatter and Bob Quigley. Art James was the host, and Carl King was the announcer.
  10. Temptation was an Australian telemovie which screened on Network Ten in 2003, starring Colin Friels as Roberto Francobelli. It was a co-production with subscription television and screened on the UKTV channel on Foxtel. It was produced by Penny Chapman and Sue Masters. The directors was Tony Tilse.
  11. Temptation is a 2004 Movie Musical written by Sydney Forest and John Taylor, directed by Mark Tarlov. ...
  12. Temptation: The New Sale of the Century was a television game show loosely based on both the original Australian and American Sale of the Century versions, plus the current Australian version, also titled Temptation. ...
  13. Temptation is the sixth album by Brenda K. Starr released in the year 2002. Features the hit singles, "Por Ese Hombre" (featuring Víctor Manuelle and Tito Nieves) and "Rabia." Also features two English language songs, "Love On A Two Way Street" and the title track. The album won two Grammy Awards.
  14. This is a list of episodes for the French animated television series Code Lyoko. The first season has no set viewing order save for the last two episodes, so it is listed by the order in which it aired. Following seasons have their episodes numbered, and are ordered by that number. ...
  15. The act of tempting; The condition of being tempted; Something attractive, tempting or seductive; an inducement or enticement; Pressure applied to your thinking designed to create wrong emotions which will eventually lead to wrong actions
  16. (tempt) To provoke someone to do wrong, especially by promising a reward; to entice; To attract; to allure; To provoke something; to court
  17. (TEMPTATIONS) Can be dangerous. They are the daughters of boredom.
  18. (TEMPTATIONS) That which makes one think of doing wrong. That which is attractive or inviting.
  19. (Temptations) Motown's snappiest choreographed male vocal group, 1964-1975.
  20. (tempt) v. to make it attractive to do something wrong
  21. (Tempt) Leave a blot with the hope that it would be hit but only by your opponent yielding his point.
  22. (Tempt) To intentionally place a blot in a position where it can be hit with the idea of enticing the opponent to give up a strategic point (2).
  23. (Tempt) tempting an opponent to give up a point by leaving a blot that they can hit
  24. (tempt (other person)) (1) (2h)[bX], POs ><, FOs away, NDH in front of DH, move forward 2x with jabbing movements like stabbing someone with a pitch fork. (2) (2h)[bX], POs ><, FOs away, NDH in front of DH, move backward 2x with short movements like pulling someone by a rope.
  25. (tempt) (v) aldarģa, tеriltirgе