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It also contains some clunky passages of adultery, temptations of the flesh, and general sexual awkwardness.

Later, she said he invited her to see The Temptations in concert and check out his Vegas stand-up show.

David Ruffin, the disgruntled lead singer of The Temptations, complained that the company kept him in “economic peonage.”

But the world of antiquarian maps presented powerful temptations.

Jim Greer was never equipped to handle either the candidate he chose to serve or the temptations placed before him.

As others are, they were assailed from without and within with temptations to fail in their duty; and before those they fell.

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.

And I have been passing through one of the fiercest temptations that ever lured a man to the edge of the Pit.

It may be that to some minds the ball room may be replete with temptations; but there are minds which find temptations everywhere.

Therefore let us have recourse to Mary, and invoking her aid bravely resist all temptations.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to temptations, such as: decoy, bait, provocation, yen, fancy, and come-on.

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