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tempting

[ temp-ting ]
/ ˈtɛmp tɪŋ /
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adjective
that tempts; enticing or inviting.
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Origin of tempting

First recorded in 1540–50; tempt + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM tempting

tempt·ing·ly, adverbtempt·ing·ness, nounun·tempt·ing, adjectiveun·tempt·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use tempting in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for tempting

tempting
/ (ˈtɛmptɪŋ) /

adjective
attractive or invitinga tempting meal

Derived forms of tempting

temptingly, adverbtemptingness, noun
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