tempting


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tempt·ing

 (tĕmp′tĭng)
adj.
Having strong appeal; enticing: a tempting repast.

tempt′ing·ly adv.

tempting

(ˈtɛmptɪŋ)
adj
attractive or inviting: a tempting meal.
ˈtemptingly adv
ˈtemptingness n

tempt•ing

(ˈtɛmp tɪŋ)

adj.
enticing or inviting.
[1540–50]
tempt′ing•ly, adv.
tempt′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tempting - highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desiretempting - highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire; "an alluring prospect"; "her alluring smile"; "the voice was low and beguiling"; "difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement"; "a tempting invitation"
seductive - tending to entice into a desired action or state
2.tempting - very pleasantly inviting; "a tantalizing aroma"; "a tempting repast"
inviting - attractive and tempting; "an inviting offer"

tempting

adjective inviting, enticing, seductive, alluring, attractive, mouthwatering, appetizing Resisting tempting goodies becomes a measure of your success.
off-putting (Brit. informal), uninviting, undesirable, unattractive, unappetizing, untempting

tempting

adjective
Translations
مُغْرٍمُغْرٍ، جَذّاب
lákavývábný
fristende
houkutteleva
primamljiv
freistandi
誘惑する
유혹하는
vabljiv
frestande
ล่อใจ
mang tính cám dỗ

tempting

[ˈtemptɪŋ] ADJ [food] → apetitoso; [offer, idea] → tentador
it would be tempting to agreeuno se siente tentado a pensar lo mismo

tempting

[ˈtɛmptɪŋ] adj [offer, idea] → tentant(e); [food, smell] → appétissant(e)
it would be tempting to ...
It would be tempting to agree → On est tenté d'être d'accord.

tempting

adjverlockend, verführerisch; it is tempting to say that …es ist verlockend zu sagen, dass …

tempting

[ˈtɛmptɪŋ] adj (offer) → allettante; (food) → appetitoso/a

tempt

(tempt) verb
to (try to) persuade or attract to do something; to make (someone) want to do (something). The sunshine tempted them (to go) out.
tempˈtation noun
1. the act of tempting. the temptation of Christ (by the Devil).
2. something that tempts. He was surrounded by temptations.
ˈtempterfeminine ˈtemptress noun
a person who tempts.
ˈtempting adjective
attractive. That cake looks tempting.
ˈtemptingly adverb
be tempted (to do something)
to think that it would be pleasant, interesting etc to do (something). I'm tempted to go to the party.

tempting

مُغْرٍ lákavý fristende verführerisch δελεαστικός tentador houkutteleva tentant primamljiv invitante 誘惑する 유혹하는 verleidelijk fristende kuszący tentador заманчивый frestande ล่อใจ baştan çıkarıcı mang tính cám dỗ 诱惑人的

tempting

a. tentador-a; atractivo-a.
References in classic literature ?
But--as a man who had been matchless held In cunning, over-reached where least he thought, To salve his credit, and for very spite, Still will be tempting him who foils him still, And never cease, though to his shame the more; Or as a swarm of flies in vintage-time, About the wine-press where sweet must is poured, Beat off, returns as oft with humming sound; Or surging waves against a solid rock, Though all to shivers dashed, the assault renew, (Vain battery
Once more the gentleman strove to persuade Don Quixote not to do such a mad thing, as it was tempting God to engage in such a piece of folly.
The keeper, then, in full detail, and bit by bit, described the end of the contest, exalting to the best of his power and ability the valour of Don Quixote, at the sight of whom the lion quailed, and would not and dared not come out of the cage, although he had held the door open ever so long; and showing how, in consequence of his having represented to the knight that it was tempting God to provoke the lion in order to force him out, which he wished to have done, he very reluctantly, and altogether against his will, had allowed the door to be closed.
Slowly the pangs became less keen, as suffering deadened the activity of certain nerves; and then the light flashed on once again, and before me stood an array of new and tempting dishes, with great bottles of clear water and flagons of refreshing wine, upon the outside of which the cold sweat of condensation stood.
Again, with the hunger madness of a wild beast, I sprang forward to seize those tempting dishes; but, as before, the light went out and I came to a sudden stop against a hard wall.
By sheer will-power I regained control over my tottering mentality, and so successful was I that the next time that the light came I sat quite still and looked indifferently at the fresh and tempting food almost within my reach.
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That may tempt a few punters to back County at 8/1 (Bet Victor) while the draw is also tempting at 17/4.
Last season's top scorer Papiss Cisse is a mouth-watering 11/1, and new boy "Gini" Wijnaldum is tempting at 16/1.
However, a former Bradford Bulls teammate of 'Slammin' Sam' Ferres agrees the lucrative contracts on offer are tempting.
Setting new financial boundaries before you move into what is a very tempting time is a positive use of your money, planet Venus.