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;Dryden.
View it, and lay the bright temptation down.
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