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tempt

synonym (synonym of tempt)

  • (verb.communication)
    dispose or incline or entice to (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    induce into action by using one's charm (verb.communication)
     

hypernym (tempt IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • dispose or incline or entice to (verb.communication)
    ask someone in a friendly way to do something (verb.communication)
     
  • give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting (verb.emotion)
    stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of (verb.emotion)
     
  • induce into action by using one's charm (verb.communication)
    cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm (verb.communication)
     
  • provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion (verb.communication)
    provide the needed stimulus for (verb.communication)
     
  • try to seduce (verb.emotion)
    stimulate sexually (verb.emotion)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF tempt relation)

  • induce into action by using one's charm (verb.communication)
    attract strongly, as if with a magnet (verb.communication)
     
  • provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion (verb.communication)
    entice and trap (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    lure with a stool, as of wild fowl (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    entice or induce especially when unwise or mistaken (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    entice through the use of music (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    lure, entice, or entrap with bait (verb.social)
     

entail (entailment relations of tempt)

  • dispose or incline or entice to (verb.communication)
    be attractive to (verb.emotion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from tempt)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the power to entice or attract through personal charm (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.feeling)
    the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid (noun.feeling)
     
  • give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting (verb.emotion)
    a tempting allurement (noun.attribute)
     
  • induce into action by using one's charm (verb.communication)
    the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who tempts others (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    susceptible to temptation (adj.all)
     
  • provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion (verb.communication)
    something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    anything that serves as an enticement (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym entail derivation allure entice lure invite charm influence persuade provoke bid invite excite shake bewitch magnetise hook snare seduce call appeal attract enticement temptation appeal appealingness influence tempter

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