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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion;

Usage examples (35)
  • Web is haven for student plagiarism | Record labels tempt iTunes users
  • On Wednesday, they gave me all kinds of cool stuff to "tempt" me from schoolwork for the Temptation Island viewing that we had in my room.
  • If I have stuff for other people, I insist it is stuff that won't "tempt" me.
  • 'Desist from quoting value of wildlife products' police told that declaring their worth could 'tempt' poachers for more
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