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Synonyms for temptation
tɛmpˈteɪ ʃəntemp·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. temptation, enticementnoun

    something that seduces or has the quality to seduce

    enticement, lure, come-on

  2. temptationnoun

    the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid

    "he felt the temptation and his will power weakened"


  3. enticement, temptationnoun

    the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire

    "his enticements were shameless"

    enticement, come-on, lure

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. temptationnoun

    enticement (especially to evil), allurement

  2. temptationnoun

    bribe, bait, lure, decoy, golden apple, voice of the tempter, song of the sirens

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. temptationnoun

    seduction, allurement, enticement, attraction, decoy, lure, bait, inducement

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "temptation":

    lure, seduction

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  1. Oliver Sheldon:

    Just thinking about temptation generally in advance essentially helps them to counteract temptation when they encounter it.

  2. Paul Schoenfeld:

    The cash pile is a temptation for Mr. Bollore and the management.

  3. Marc Renaud:

    If you're a value investor like I am, you have the temptation to become contrarian and go into these laggards.

  4. Robert Orben:

    Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

    I never resist temptation because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.

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