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tempting

tempt·ing

tempting

 
pronunciation:
temp tIng
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing temptation; appealing; inviting; alluring.
The dessert cart was filled with tempting cakes and tarts.Despite its risk, it was a tempting opportunity.A tempting feast was put before the visitors.
similar words:
inviting, luscious
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derivations: temptingly (adv.), temptingness (n.)