American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having strong appeal; enticing: a tempting repast.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That tempts, entices, or allures; attractive; seductive: as, tempting pleasures.
- adj. attractive, appealing, enticing
- adj. seductive, alluring, inviting
- v. present participle of tempt.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Adapted to entice or allure; attractive; alluring; seductive; enticing.
- adj. highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
- adj. very pleasantly inviting
“Further tempting is the fact that many of those earlier bestsellers are available as free downloads at Project Gutenberg.”
“Sure was tempting from the 1000 yard line to take my M1A and bust some Rams on the Silhouette range to the left!!”
“When it comes to wishes about their own aging, denial is once again tempting to these elder care providers.”
“With the ease and availability of the Internet, how tempting is it for high school and college students to "cut and paste" information without citing the source for their term papers and homework assignments?”
“It may seem short term tempting, but I'm convinced these new liquor, cigarette and sodie pop surcharges are entirely the 180 degree wrong way to go.”
“So tempting is this conflation, in fact, that in a later discussion of this very point, Jonah accidentally refers to “life” when he means “personhood.””
“It sounds tempting from a union point of view," Sandra Feldman told me of Finn's parallel approach.”
“Children's books, lying in tempting confusion near the door, immediately fastened Ellen's eyes and attention.”
“The great thing Satan aims at, in tempting good people, is to overthrow their relation to God as a Father, and so to cut off their dependence on him, their duty to him, and their communion with him.”
“This is a precious promise, and speaks a great deal both of honour and comfort to the saints, nor is it ever the worse for being quoted and abused by the devil in tempting Christ, Matt. iv.”
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