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Meaning of temptation

temp•ta•tion

Pronunciation: (temp-tā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of tempting; enticement or allurement.
  2. something that tempts, entices, or allures.
  3. the fact or state of being tempted, esp. to evil.
  4. an instance of this.
  5. (cap.) the temptation of Christ by Satan. Matt. 4.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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