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synonyms for temptations

  • allurement
  • appeal
  • attractiveness
  • bait
  • blandishment
  • coaxing
  • come-on
  • decoy
  • draw
  • enticement
  • fancy
  • fascination
  • hankering
  • inducement
  • invitation
  • provocation
  • pull
  • seduction
  • snare
  • tantalization
  • trap
  • yen
  • inveiglement
  • seducement

antonyms for temptations

MOST RELEVANT
  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • prevention
  • discouragement
  • repulsion
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How to use temptations in a sentence

As others are, they were assailed from without and within with temptations to fail in their duty; and before those they fell.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
A good man mixes with the world in the rough-and-tumble, and takes his share of the dangers, and the falls, and the temptations.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
And I have been passing through one of the fiercest temptations that ever lured a man to the edge of the Pit.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
It may be that to some minds the ball room may be replete with temptations; but there are minds which find temptations everywhere.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Therefore let us have recourse to Mary, and invoking her aid bravely resist all temptations.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
In all temptations, therefore, let us have recourse to Mary and through her intercession we shall overcome them.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
She lived in constant communion with God, undisturbed by evil inclinations from within or temptations from without.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
The Latitudinarian party, whose faults and temptations lay in a very opposite direction, was very strong.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
He supposed that all men are born equally good, but that the temptations of the world at length destroy the original rectitude.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
No two men are equal in their responsibility when there is question of certain temptations to do wrong.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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