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If one were not a scientist one might be tempted to say there is no progress.

There, some are tempted to buy; and some repent of having bought.

It never occurred to her that the girl might have been tempted to steal—and had not resisted the temptation.

Possibly some were so tempted, and but for the difficulties in the way, might really have tried for this.

When John's card was brought, I was tempted to refuse to see him.

That was in case of an enemy or a famine when the people might be tempted to eat it.

But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.

It is a mystery, unless the Black Man tempted him with great heaps of gold.

Nice is the most beautiful city in France, I am tempted to say the most beautiful city I ever beheld.

For once Wanhope was not to be tempted off on another scent.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French tempter (12c.), from Latin temptare "to feel, try out, attempt to influence, test." Related: Tempted; tempting.

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