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Depending on how long it’s been on your face, you may crave a “mask break” and be tempted to take it off.

Ideally, your mask should fit comfortably enough that you aren’t tempted to fidget with it and snugly enough that it stays in place for long periods of time.

The Chiefs might be tempted to use some two-tight-end formations to give Mahomes more time to throw.

Considering that outgoing Lions general manager Bob Quinn had dealt away the team’s sixth- and seventh-round picks, more help this year had to have been tempting.

The Ward message was a warning for any of the Republicans in the Senate who may be tempted to follow suit in the upcoming trial.

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He says certain books, and even scary Halloween horror movies, tempt people to the devil.

Small things about every day that tempt people, we wanted to find out what they were.

You can never know who can become a spy for the enemy if you have enough means to pressure him, to blackmail him, to tempt him.

Edison-bulb chandeliers and other treasures tempt you from the display windows of The Paris Market.

Yes, high limits tempt politicians to squeeze donors mercilessly for money.

I cannot believe that a good God would create or tolerate a Devil, nor that he would allow the Devil to tempt man.

They used to tell us that this good God allowed a Devil to come on earth and tempt man to his ruin.

Arobin pulled off his coat, and expressed himself ready and willing to tempt fate in her place.

We never keep ony thing o' value in the house, to tempt them sort o' chaps, wi' a bank so near.

Nevertheless some companies have a fine record, enough to tempt them to continue notwithstanding their trying reverses.

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On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tempt, such as: appeal to, attract, captivate, charm, dare, and fascinate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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