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What does "Tempt" mean?

Definition

(v. t.) To endeavor to accomplish or reach; to attempt (v. t.) To endeavor to persuade; to induce; to invite; to incite; to provoke; to instigate (v. t.) To lead, or endeavor to lead, into evil; to entice to what is wrong; to seduce (v. t.) To put to trial; to prove; to test; to try


Synonyms influence, lure, charm, entice, allure, invite


Example: "St. Anthony was tempted in the desert" Example: "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food" Example: "The window displays tempted the shoppers" Example: "He lured me into temptation"


Word Family temptation, temptations, tempted, tempting, tempts