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So, if you can overcome the temptation to think of the wave-function as a real object, there is nothing funny going on here.
YOUR GUIDE TO THE MANY MEANINGS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS - FACTS SO ROMANTICSABINE HOSSENFELDERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020NAUTILUS
I think dating apps make it incredibly difficult to have real, stable, substantive relationships, because there’s so much temptation.
FULL TRANSCRIPT: TOMI LAHREN ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 31, 2020OZY
You wait for the lights to change, resisting the temptation to look over your shoulder.
THE FIRST MURDERKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It’s difficult to know what the long run holds, because when you let people loose, there’s a lot of temptation to go too far.
STOCKHOLM SYNDROMETATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It can be hard to resist the temptation to send messages or check my email.
LEARNING WILL CHANGE WITH COVID-19’S SOCIAL DISTANCINGRACHEL KEHOEAPRIL 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The temptation to pour his financial troubles into the sympathetic ears of these two dear women he resisted.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The young wheat, however, is still a temptation, and is accordingly punished by the Sparrows.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
But to a Knight of Industry, as he knew the Count to be, a certain thousand pounds would be a great temptation.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He has a will to resist temptation, but though he may clear a small temptation, he may fall at a large one.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
It was within an hour of midnight, and the weather being dark and piercing cold, he had no great temptation to loiter.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TEMPTATION

  • allurement
  • beguilement
  • come-on
  • coquetry
  • coquettishness
  • enticement
  • flirtation
  • inducement
  • invitation
  • seduction
  • temptation
  • turnon
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