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One entry found for tempt.
Main Entry: tempt
Pronunciation: primarystresstem(p)t
Function: verb
1 : to persuade or try to persuade to do wrong by promise of pleasure or gain
2 : to risk the dangers of <tempt fate>
3 a : to get to do something <tempted her to taste the cake> b : to cause to have a certain feeling <was tempted to quit>
- tempt·able /primarystresstem(p)-tschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- tempt·er noun

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