It is tempting for gay-rights advocates to imagine that a national majority is the same as a national consensus.
It is tempting to picture a Tom Daschle memoir entitled Almost coming to a remainder table near you.
It is tempting to think that Posada would be proud of how far his calavera images have traveled.
At first glance, it might be tempting to interpret this extravagant level of compensation as a victory for the once-humble intern.
But the American desire to be the center of all things makes the story of markets selling in reaction to Obama too tempting.
It was romantic in some of its aspects, and it was tempting to the forlorn young creature.
It is very easy and tempting to use the language of exaggeration.
Then Jane came with a tempting breakfast, and fed her with wonderful gentleness, it seemed to him.
The voracious shark saw the tempting bait, and made a dash at it.
I have passed the most tempting and delicate things to you and you always refuse.
early 13c., from Old French tempter (12c.), from Latin temptare "to feel, try out, attempt to influence, test." Related: Tempted; tempting.