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Synonyms for tempting
ˈtɛmp tɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alluring, beguiling, enticing, tempting(adj)

    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, tempting(adj)

    very pleasantly inviting

    "a tantalizing aroma"; "a tempting repast"

    Synonyms:
    alluring, tantalising, enticing, tantalizing, beguiling

    Antonyms:
    unseductive, uninviting

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tempting(a)

    Synonyms:
    enticing, alluring, seductive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    attempting, attractive, trying, appealing, seductive

How to pronounce tempting?

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How to say tempting in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1429trying
#5461attractive
#8337attempting
#12615appealing
#23055tempting
#24966seductive
#36816enticing
#40081alluring
#48443tantalizing
#79788beguiling
#114111tantalising

How to use tempting in a sentence?

  1. Leslie Miley:

    It is tempting to say this time feels different, people are talking about the root cause this time -- structural, systemic racism.

  2. Paul Yip:

    Every suicide death for us is a very tragic case, we have to deal with them very carefully, not sensationalize them, not try and glorify them, when people feel very helpless they might think if I die I can stir up so much emotion and energy, and give fuel to the( protest) movement itself, that is very tempting.

  3. Nikki Haley:

    During anxious times, it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. We must resist that temptation, no one who is willing to work hard, abide by our laws, and love our traditions should ever feel unwelcome in this country.

  4. Jose Eliecer Sierra:

    Avocados are in high demand abroad and it's one of the options, another very tempting option that people are thinking about is cattle - knocking down coffee trees and planting grass for cows.

  5. Ichiro Kawachi:

    The typical supermarket these days is carefully engineered so that they are constantly tempting customers to make impulse purchases and unwise food choices (e.g. placing candies at the checkout), having a plan and sticking to it is a good start to pre-committing yourself to a healthy purchase pattern.


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