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Over the long run, repetition can be a false temptress, making us think we've learning something when we really haven't.Repetition Doesn’t Work: Better Ways to Train Your Memory|Gregory Ferenstein|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We saw this at Dries Van Noten last season, but the Givenchy woman next season is a much darker temptress.
Kelley has been aggressively fighting the stereotype of the social gadfly and temptress.
While she is pretty, she does not dress the part of the temptress.
"Consider Richard rather," the fair temptress made answer eagerly.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
Then with enjoyment had come remorse, and he had torn himself away from the temptress and fled.The Making of a Saint|William Somerset Maugham
It was quite plain that he had been withstanding the temptress, only how long would the resistance have lasted?Modern Broods|Charlotte Mary Yonge
Captain Walton kept watch upon his brother aide-de-camp within, and would not let him yield to the temptress.Jasper Lyle|Harriet Ward
He was ready to kill the temptress as he would a beautiful viper.The Black Douglas|S. R. Crockett