tempting

[ temp-ting ]

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TEMPTING

This is the sense in which the Bible speaks of God as tempting persons.

It was tempting, and although it had a peculiar odour, she swallowed it.

But I cannot linger upon this at present, tempting although it be.

That is, I declare, Mr. Monday, it looks awfully like tempting Providence!

The most tempting avenue of invasion was the valley of the Adige River.

He abandoned her like a skunk, and his people threw the blame on her for tempting him.

So tempting, you know, old chap, I couldn't resist sketching him!

She tried all sorts of tempting dishes, but the result was discouraging.

"It is tempting—" And those three words threw him into a tumult of joy.

But he had been formerly a great lover of fish, and the smell of the frying-pan was most tempting.

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