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synonyms for tempted

  • allured
  • charmed
  • desiring
  • enticed
  • inclined
  • seduced
  • bent on
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antonyms for tempted

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  • averse to
  • disinclined
  • indifferent
  • unwilling
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How to use tempted in a sentence

I may be tempted to postpone my retirement, and for a while longer to continue to gather the golden harvest that ripens round me.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
For a man, I mean,' she added, 'because when a man's unhappy he's more easily tempted to suspicion than a woman is.'
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
It will not read unless it is tempted by the sugary sweetness of the romantic interest.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
More than once that day was the good housewife tempted to send the three visiting Babcocks home, but was too courteous to do so.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
If she is unwilling to let you go, and you are tempted to stay, that very fact promises well for the pleasure of a second visit.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The New Testament tells of people being possessed by devils; it tells of one at least being tempted by a personal devil.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
"While I only wanted to get rid of you before, I feel greatly tempted to give you your wish now," said the latter.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
Now we are tempted to ask, who are these wonderful prodigies, so incapable of receiving instruction from anybody?
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
Mrs. Baroda was greatly tempted that night to tell her husband—who was also her friend—of this folly that had seized her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
For a moment Dick was strongly tempted to tell his companion about the wireless he had received.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
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WORDS RELATED TO TEMPTED

  • attracted
  • bedazzled
  • beguiled
  • bewitched
  • captivated
  • delighted
  • enraptured
  • enticed
  • entranced
  • fascinated
  • hypnotized
  • lured
  • mesmerized
  • moonstruck
  • pleased
  • possessed
  • protected
  • soothed
  • spellbound
  • tempted
  • under a spell
  • won over
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.