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TEMPTING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tempting mean? 

TEMPTING (adjective)
  The adjective TEMPTING has 2 senses:

1. highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
2. very pleasantly inviting

  Familiarity information: TEMPTING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TEMPTING (adjective)


Sense 1tempting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire

Synonyms:

alluring; beguiling; enticing; tempting

Context examples:

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

Similar:

seductive (tending to entice into a desired action or state)


Sense 2tempting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Very pleasantly inviting

Synonyms:

tantalising; tantalizing; tempting

Context examples:

a tantalizing aroma / a tempting repast

Similar:

inviting (attractive and tempting)


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