Synonyms & Antonyms :Tempt





Tempt



( Verb )


Nothing could
tempt him to such an action.

Synonyms:

Reduce

Decoy

Inveigle

Entice

Contrive

Wheedle

Coax

Invite

Lure

Attract

Allure

Contextual Examples:

Some of the multinational companies
seduce talented young men by offering higher salaries.

In this way they
decoy even some to those selected by the UPSC for the IAS by offering fabulously attractive salaries and other facilities.

The married woman,
enticed by the charms of the strong Youngman, inveigled him into her home on a contrived pretext, when her husband had gone outstation.

The Youngman first invited the young woman to a dinner and then
wheedled her to his bachelor apartment.



Antonyms:

Deter

Disincline

Discourage

Care

Restraint

Dissuade

Contextual Examples:

India’s defense potential
deters its enemies from taking an aggressive posture.

India is herself
disinclined to take any aggressive attitude unless she is first attacked.

Anita found out the intentions of her college-friend and decided to
discourage his advances in future.

Care of health is better than the cure of disease.

Anita put her friend’s overtures under
restraint.

She has not yet succeeded in
dissuading her boy friend from meeting her.


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