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Definition of Temptation

Temptation
Temptation Temp*ta"tion, n. [OF. temptation, tentation, F. tentation, L. tentatio.] 1. The act of tempting, or enticing to evil; seduction. When the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season. --Luke iv. 13. 2. The state of being tempted, or enticed to evil. Lead us not into temptation. --Luke xi. 4. 3. That which tempts; an inducement; an allurement, especially to something evil. Dare to be great, without a guilty crown; View it, and lay the bright temptation down. --Dryden.

Meaning of Temptation from wikipedia

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- Temptation Island may refer to: Temptation Island (1959 film), a French drama film Temptation Island (1980 film), a 1980 Filipino film Temptation Island...
- The Last Temptation of Christ is a 1988 Canadian-American epic drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. Written by Paul Schrader with uncredited rewrites...
- A temptation is an act that looks appealing to an individual. Temptation may also refer to: Temptation (1915 film), directed by Cecil B. DeMille Temptation...
- host. The season was titled "Summer of Temptation" with the various contestants able to receive a temptation which gave the taker a surprise reward or...
- The Temptation of St. Anthony is an episode in the life of the Christian monk Anthony the Great. The Temptation of St. Anthony may also refer to: Temptation...
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