Synonyms of 'temptation'
the many temptations to which they will be exposed
The cash bonus is an added enticement for the bank's customers.
The lure of rural life is proving as strong as ever.
They offer every inducement to encourage investment.
No matter how much you feel the pull of the past, try to look to the future.
Don't leave your bag there - it's an invitation to a thief.
bait to attract audiences for advertisements
The seduction of the show is the fact that the kids are in it.
He acted as a decoy to draw the dogs' attention away from the children.
Will they be able to resist the temptation to buy?
The thrill and the temptation of crime is very strong.
The best way to get the better of temptation is to yield to it– Mystifications]
Music and women I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is– Diary]
I can resist everything except temptation– Lady Windermere's Fan]
No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object
The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat[Bible: Genesis]
Get thee behind me, Satan[Bible: St. Matthew]
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation; the spirit indeed is willing but the flesh is weak[Bible: St. Matthew]
The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason– Murder in the Cathedral]
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The appeal of something is a quality that it has which people find attractive or interesting.
It was meant to give the party greater public appeal.
It was never a physical attraction, just a meeting of minds.
Thesaurus for temptation from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you feel you want to do something or have something, even though you know you really should avoid it, you can refer to this feeling as temptation . You can also refer to the thing you want to do or have as a temptation .