Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Tempt

3 September 2020 The Mirror Classic

We have 15 answers for the crossword clue Tempt. We last saw the 'Tempt' clue in The Mirror Classic on Tuesday, 22 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers"
  • Try to seduce
  • Provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
  • Induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"
  • Dispose or incline or entice to; "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"
  • Try presumptuously; "St. Anthony was tempted in the desert"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

BAIT

Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed

COAX

A transmission line for high-frequency signals

LURE

Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed

5 Letters

CHARM

Something believed to bring good luck

TEASE

The act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent"

6 Letters

ALLURE

The power to entice or attract through personal charm

BECKON

Summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture

ENTICE

Provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"

INVITE

A colloquial expression for invitation; "he didn't get no invite to the party"

SEDUCE

Lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct; "She was seduced by the temptation of easy money and started to work in a massage parlor"

7 Letters

BEGUILE

Attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"

PROVOKE

Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

9 Letters

INFLUENCE

Causing something without any direct or apparent effort

TANTALIZE

Harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

11 Letters

BAITTHEHOOK

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