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  • 1 the Tempter — noun (Judeo Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell • Syn: ↑Satan, ↑Old Nick, ↑Devil, ↑Lucifer, ↑Beelzebub, ↑Prince of Darkness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 2 the Tempter — Satan, the devil …

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  • 3 the tempter — See satan …

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  • 4 tempter — [temp′tər] n. [ME temptour < MFr tempteur < L temptator, tempter, in LL(Ec), Satan] a person who tempts the Tempter the Devil; Satan …

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  • 5 Tempter — Tempt er, n. One who tempts or entices; especially, Satan, or the Devil, regarded as the great enticer to evil. Those who are bent to do wickedly will never want tempters to urge them on. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] So glozed the Tempter, and his… …

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  • 6 The Fugitive (play) — The Fugitive ( La Fuggitiva ) is the last play of Italian playwright Ugo Betti, completed six months before his death. It was first performed posthumously, at the Teatro le Fenice in Venice, in 1953.Plot Set in a small Italian town rife with… …

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  • 7 tempter — /temp teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that tempts, esp. to evil. 2. the Tempter, Satan; the devil. [1350 1400; TEMPT + ER1; r. ME temptour < OF temptere, temptëor < LL temptator , s. of temptator tempter (to sin), L: one who makes an attempt; see …

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  • 8 tempter — tempt•er [[t]ˈtɛmp tər[/t]] n. 1) one that tempts, esp. to evil 2) rel the Tempter, Satan • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME temptour < OF temptere < LL temptātor tempter (to sin), L: one who attempts; see tempt, tor …

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  • 9 tempter — noun a person or thing that tempts. ↘(the Tempter) the Devil …

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  • 10 tempter — n. (fem. temptress) 1 a person who tempts. 2 (the Tempter) the Devil. Etymology: ME f. OF tempteur f. eccl.L temptator oris (as TEMPT) …

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  • 11 The Devil's tattoo — Devil Dev il, n. [AS. de[ o]fol, de[ o]ful; akin to G. ?eufel, Goth. diaba[ u]lus; all fr. L. diabolus the devil, Gr. ? the devil, the slanderer, fr. ? to slander, calumniate, orig., to throw across; ? across + ? to throw, let fall, fall; cf. Skr …

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  • 12 tempter — mid 14c., from M.Fr. tempteur (14c.), O.Fr. *tempteor, from L. temptatorem, agent noun from temptare (see TEMPT (Cf. tempt)). Originally especially of the Devil …

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  • 13 The Raven — is a narrative poem by the American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in January 1845. It is noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere. It tells of a talking raven s mysterious visit to a distraught lover,… …

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  • 14 The Prodigal Son (Britten) — The Prodigal Son is an opera by Benjamin Britten with a libretto by William Plomer. Based on the Biblical story of the Prodigal Son, this was Britten s third parable for church performance , after Curlew River and The Burning Fiery Furnace .… …

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  • 15 The Prodigal Son — (Le Fils prodigue) est un opéra de Benjamin Britten, sa 3e parabole d église, sur un livret de William Plomer. Basée sur l évangile selon Luc sur le fils prodigue, elle a été inspirée par le tableau du même nom de Rembrandt au musée de l Ermitage …

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  • 16 Tempter (album) — Infobox Album Name = Tempter Type = studio Artist = Nembrionic Hammerdeath Released = 1993 Recorded = Genre = Death metal Length = Label = Displeased Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = Themes on an Occult Theory (1992) This album = Tempter …

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  • 17 The Screwtape Letters — Screwtape redirects here. For the musical project Screwtape , see Drew McDowall. infobox Book | name = The Screwtape Letters translator = image caption = Recent edition cover author = C. S. Lewis cover artist = country = United Kingdom language …

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  • 18 The Garden of Earthly Delights — Infobox Painting painting alignment = right image size = 300px title = The Garden of Earthly Delights artist = Hieronymus Bosch year = 1503 1504 type = Oil on wood triptych height = 220 width = 389 height inch = 87 width inch = 153 city = Madrid… …

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  • 19 The Trickster of Seville and the Stone Guest — infobox Book name = The Trickster of Seville and the Stone Guest author = Tirso de Molina country = Spain language = Spanish genre = Golden Age Play publisher = (copyright expired) release date = 1630 media type = Print The Trickster of Seville… …

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  • 20 tempter — n. 1. Seducer, prompter, instigator, siren, Circe, Satan. 2. Satan, the Devil, Lucifer, Belial, Beelzebub, Prince of Darkness, the Arch fiend, Apollyon, Abaddon, the Evil One, the Author of Evil, the Old Serpent, the Prince of this World, the… …

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