Student Thesaurus

One entry found for temptation.
Entry Word: temptation
Function: noun
Text: 1 the act or pressure of giving in to a desire especially when ill-advised <resisted the temptation to go sailing and did his chores instead>
Synonyms allurement, enticement, lure, seduction
Related Words appeal, attraction; beckoning, invitation; inducement, influence, persuasion, power, sway
2 something that persuades one to perform an action for pleasure or gain <money, power, and other overwhelming temptations can cause a person to commit crimes> -- see LURE 1