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  Words related to tempt

Related / Similar Words: charm, influence, entice, lure, allure, invite

 

Definition:
  • induce into action by using one''s charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money";
  • provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation";
  • try presumptuously; "St. Anthony was tempted in the desert";
  • dispose or incline or entice to; "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food";
  • give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers";
  • try to seduce;

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    Hyponyms: magnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise, magnetise, bewitch, spellbind, hook, snare, seduce, call, stool, lead on, tweedle, decoy, bait

     

    Entailments: attract, appeal

     

    Derivational Morphology: enticement, temptation, tempter, influence, appeal, appealingness, charm, bait, decoy, lure, come-on, hook, sweetener, allure, allurement, temptingness, solicitation, invitation

     

     
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