that tempts; enticing or inviting.
verb (used with object)
to entice or allure to do something often regarded as unwise, wrong, or immoral.
to attract, appeal strongly to, or invite:
The offer tempts me.
to render strongly disposed to do something:
The book tempted me to read more on the subject.
to put (someone) to the test in a venturesome way; provoke:
to tempt one’s fate.
Obsolete. to try or test.
attractive or inviting: a tempting meal
to attempt to persuade or entice to do something, esp something morally wrong or unwise
to allure, invite, or attract
to give rise to a desire in (someone) to do something; dispose: their unfriendliness tempted me to leave the party
to risk provoking (esp in the phrase tempt fate)
noun 1. a woman who tempts, entices, or allures. noun 1. a woman who sets out to allure or seduce a man or men; seductress
noun, Japanese Cookery. 1. seafood or vegetables dipped in batter and deep-fried. noun 1. a Japanese dish of seafood or vegetables dipped in batter and deep-fried, often at the table Language based on temporal logic. “Executing Temporal Logic Programs”, B. Moszkowski, Camb U Press 1986.
[tem-poo s e-dahks rey-roo m; English tem-puh s ee-daks reer-uh m] /ˈtɛm pʊs ˈɛ dɑks ˈreɪ rʊm; English ˈtɛm pəs ˈi dæks ˈrɪər əm/ Latin. 1. time, devourer of all things. tempus fugit [tem-poo s foo-git; English tem-puh s fyoo-jit] /ˈtɛm pʊs ˈfu gɪt; English ˈtɛm pəs ˈfyu dʒɪt/ Latin. 1. time flies. tempus fugit […]
[tem-poo s e-dahks rey-roo m; English tem-puh s ee-daks reer-uh m] /ˈtɛm pʊs ˈɛ dɑks ˈreɪ rʊm; English ˈtɛm pəs ˈi dæks ˈrɪər əm/ Latin. 1. time, devourer of all things.