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  • 1 Temptation — Альбом Roman Miroshnichenko Дата выпуска Сентябрь 2009 Записан 2008 2009 …

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  • 2 Temptation — • An incitement to sin whether by persuasion or by the offer of some good or pleasure Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Temptation     Temptation      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 Temptation — Temp*ta tion, n. [OF. temptation, tentation, F. tentation, L. tentatio.] 1. The act of tempting, or enticing to evil; seduction. [1913 Webster] When the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season. Luke iv. 13. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Temptation — (deutsch: Versuchung) heißt ein Lied, das von Künstlern wie Perry Como, Artie Shaw, Mario Lanza, den Everly Brothers u. a. zu Hitparadenehren gebracht wurde, siehe Temptation (Lied) eine Langspielplatte der Gruppe Monrose, siehe Temptation… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 5 temptation — (n.) early 13c., from O.Fr. temptation (12c., Mod.Fr. tentation), from L. temptationem (nom. temptatio), from pp. stem of temptare (see TEMPT (Cf. tempt)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 temptation — index bribery, cause (reason), hush money, incentive, provocation, seduction Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 temptation — [n] lure, attraction allurement, appeal, attractiveness, bait, blandishment, coaxing, come on*, decoy, draw, enticement, fancy, fascination, hankering, inducement, inveiglement, invitation, provocation, pull, seducement, seduction, snare,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 temptation — ► NOUN 1) the action of tempting or the state of being tempted. 2) a tempting thing …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 temptation — [temp tā′shən] n. [OFr < LL(Ec) temptatio < L, an attack, trial] 1. a tempting or being tempted 2. something that tempts; enticement …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Temptation — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Temptations. « Temptation » est un mot anglais qui signifie « tentation ». Cinéma et télév …

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  • 11 temptation — n. 1) to overcome, resist temptation 2) to be exposed to, face temptation 3) to succumb to temptation 4) to place, put temptation in smb. s way 5) irresistible, strong temptation * * * [temp teɪʃ(ə)n] face temptation put temptation in smb. s way… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 Temptation — A temptation is an act that looks appealing to an individual. It is usually used to describe acts with negative connotations and as such, tends to lead a person to regret such actions, for various reasons: legal, social, psychological (including… …

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  • 13 temptation */*/ — UK [tempˈteɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [uncountable] Word forms temptation : singular temptation plural temptations a) a strong feeling of wanting to have or to do something, especially something that is bad for you temptation to do something: The… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 temptation — temp|ta|tion [ temp teıʃn ] noun count or uncount ** a strong feeling of wanting to have or do something, especially something that is bad for you: temptation to do something: The temptation to gamble is great, so he stays home. give… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 temptation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great, huge, overwhelming, strong ▪ irresistible ▪ constant ▪ sexual …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 temptation — noun 1 (C, U) a strong desire to have or do something even though you know you should not: temptation to do sth: There might be a temptation to cheat if students sit too close together. | resist/overcome (the) temptation (=not do something, even… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 temptation — temp|ta|tion [tempˈteıʃən] n [U and C] 1.) a strong desire to have or do something even though you know you should not temptation to do sth ▪ There might be a temptation to cheat if students sit too close together. ▪ Resist the temptation to buy… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 Temptation —    1) Trial; a being put to the test. Thus God tempted [Gen. 22: 1; R.V., did prove ] Abraham; and afflictions are said to tempt, i.e., to try, men (James 1:2, 12; comp. Deut. 8:2), putting their faith and patience to the test.    2) Ordinarily,… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 19 temptation — [[t]tempte͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] temptations N VAR If you feel you want to do something or have something, even though you know you really should avoid it, you can refer to this feeling as temptation. You can also refer to the thing you want to do or have… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 temptation — Allurement or inducement. Temptation is not always invitation. As the common law is understood by the most competent authorities, it does not excuse a trespasser because there is a temptation to commit, or hold property owners bound to… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary