Adjective "tempting" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Appealing to or attracting someone, even if wrong or unwise.
  1. with infinitive 'it is often tempting to bring about change rapidly'
  2. 'A tempting offer is on for avid book collectors.'
  3. 'Apple pie is just one of many tempting treats on offer.'
  4. 'He was getting all sorts of tempting offers for a copy of the tape.'
  5. 'The macaroni underneath is OK but certainly nowhere as delicious as the tempting topping.'
  6. 'Many schools are not providing tempting but healthy alternatives to junk food.'
  7. 'Stallholders offer us tempting nibbles as we pass by.'
  8. 'The cuisine is excellent: delicious island food, together with the most tempting snacks.'
  9. 'The website even offers a few tempting recipes.'
  10. 'Over forty market stalls will display a tempting selection of delicious seafood.'
  11. 'Staff can now offer a tempting range of products from well-known names.'


1. that tempts; enticing or inviting.

More examples(as adjective)

"yields can be tempting for investors."

"swimmings can be tempting in waters."

"rivers can be tempting on evenings."

"policies can be tempting to voters."

"people can be tempting on shelves."

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