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Synonyms for tempting
ˈtɛmp tɪŋtempt·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alluring, beguiling, enticing, temptingadjective

    highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire

    "an alluring prospect"; "her alluring smile"; "the voice was low and beguiling"; "difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement"; "a tempting invitation"

    Synonyms:
    alluring, tantalising, enticing, tantalizing, beguiling

    Antonyms:
    uninviting, unseductive

  2. tantalizing, tantalising, temptingadjective

    very pleasantly inviting

    "a tantalizing aroma"; "a tempting repast"

    Synonyms:
    alluring, tantalising, enticing, tantalizing, beguiling

    Antonyms:
    unseductive, uninviting

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. temptingadjective

    Synonyms:
    enticing, alluring, seductive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tempting":

    attempting, attractive, trying, appealing, seductive

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How to use tempting in a sentence?

  1. Steve Spina:

    It's tempting to blame a warming climate and warming waters, but it's hard to really make that statement without having a lot of good data to back it up, you really need some numbers and some time to sort of start drawing conclusions.

  2. Nikki Haley:

    During anxious times, it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices.

  3. Eleni Linos:

    The phone user needs to retain the power to choose what happens. Every domestic violence and sexual assault situation is different, and the phone won't know if the abuser suddenly re-enters the room, grabs the phone, or starts listening in. It's tempting to say that the phone should automatically dial 9-1-1, but that could lead to an increase in the number of accidental calls, limit emergency services' capacity to respond to actual urgent calls, and worst of all might tip off the perpetrator that his or her victim is trying to get help.

  4. Iain Brassington:

    There is genuine confusion about what constitutes euthanasia and it's quite tempting to conflate it with the withdrawal of treatment, what's crucial is the intention.

  5. Klaus Wertenbroch:

    It loses the tempting intensity.

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