Temptability Tempt`a*bil"i*ty, n. The quality or state of being temptable; lability to temptation. [1913 Webster]

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  • temptability — temptabilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑tempt …   Useful english dictionary

  • tempt — verb 1》 entice (someone) to do something against their better judgement. 2》 persuade (someone) to do something; attract. 3》 archaic risk provoking (a deity or abstract force). Phrases tempt fate (or providence) do something risky or dangerous.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • tempt — v.tr. 1 entice or incite (a person) to do a wrong or forbidden thing (tempted him to steal it). 2 allure, attract. 3 risk provoking (esp. an abstract force or power) (would be tempting fate to try it). 4 archaic make trial of; try the resolution… …   Useful english dictionary

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