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Meanings of Tempters:

noun

A person or thing that tempts.

Usage examples:

You've got two villains here - the tempters and the tempted.

Tempting

ˈtemp.tɪŋ

Meanings of Tempting:

adjective

Appealing to or attracting someone, even if wrong or unwise.

Usage examples:

A tempting financial offer
verb

Entice or try to entice (someone) to do something that they find attractive but know to be wrong or unwise.

Usage examples:

There'll always be someone tempted by the rich pickings of poaching

Temptingly

ˈtemp.tɪŋ.li

Meanings of Temptingly:

adverb

In a way that makes you want to do or have something

Usage examples:

A loaf of what looked temptingly like home-made bread

Meanings of Temptress:

noun

A woman who tempts someone to do something, typically a sexually attractive woman who sets out to allure or seduce someone.

Usage examples:

She is a real temptress, testing his chastity.

Temptresses

ˈtemp.trɪs

Meanings of Temptresses:

noun

A woman who tempts someone to do something, typically a sexually attractive woman who sets out to allure or seduce someone.

Usage examples:

She is a real temptress, testing his chastity.

Tempts

tɛm(p)t

Meanings of Tempts:

verb

Entice or try to entice (someone) to do something that they find attractive but know to be wrong or unwise.

Usage examples:

There'll always be someone tempted by the rich pickings of poaching

Meanings of Tempura:

noun

A japanese dish of fish, shellfish, or vegetables, fried in batter.

Usage examples:

There is vegetarian sushi on offer as well as a choice of noodle dishes and tempura.

Meanings of Ten a penny:

idiom

To be very common

Usage examples:

Antique toy cars are ten a penny nowadays.

Meanings of Ten-to-one:

phrase

Very probably.

Usage examples:

Ten to one you'll never find out who did this
idiom

If you say ten to one something will or will not happen, you mean it is very likely that it will or will not happen

Usage examples:

Ten to one he won't be there tonight.

Meanings of Tenable:

adjective

Able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.

Usage examples:

Such a simplistic approach is no longer tenable

Meanings of Tenace:

noun

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) a pair of cards in one hand which rank immediately above and below a card held by an opponent, e.g. the ace and queen in a suit of which an opponent holds the king.

Usage examples:

Declarer holds a trump tenace over east

Tenaces

ˈtɛnəs

Meanings of Tenaces:

noun

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) a pair of cards in one hand which rank immediately above and below a card held by an opponent, e.g. the ace and queen in a suit of which an opponent holds the king.

Usage examples:

Declarer holds a trump tenace over east

Meanings of Tenacious:

adjective

Tending to keep a firm hold of something; clinging or adhering closely.

Usage examples:

A tenacious grip

Tenaciously

təˈneɪ.ʃəs.li

Meanings of Tenaciously:

adverb

With a firm hold of something; closely.

Usage examples:

He tenaciously gripped the struts to keep from falling

Tenacity

tɪˈnasɪti

Meanings of Tenacity:

noun

The quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly; grip.

Usage examples:

The sheer tenacity of the limpet

Tenacula

tɪˈnakjʊləm

Meanings of Tenacula:

noun

A sharp hook used by a surgeon for picking up small pieces of tissue such as the ends of arteries.

Usage examples:

He used the tenaculum without patient discomfort and obtained the needed tissue.

Tenaculum

tɪˈnakjʊləm

Meanings of Tenaculum:

noun

A sharp hook used by a surgeon for picking up small pieces of tissue such as the ends of arteries.

Usage examples:

He used the tenaculum without patient discomfort and obtained the needed tissue.

Meanings of Tenancies:

noun

Possession of land or property as a tenant.

Usage examples:

Holding took over the tenancy of the farm

Meanings of Tenancy:

noun

Possession of land or property as a tenant.

Usage examples:

Holding took over the tenancy of the farm

Tenant

ˈten.ənt

Meanings of Tenant:

noun

A person who occupies land or property rented from a landlord.

Usage examples:

Council-house tenants
verb

Occupy (property) as a tenant.

Usage examples:

The house was tenanted by his cousin

Meanings of Tenantable:

adjective

(of a building) fit for occupation by a tenant.

Usage examples:

Premises in tenantable repair and condition

Meanings of Tenanted:

verb

Occupy (property) as a tenant.

Usage examples:

The house was tenanted by his cousin
noun

A person who occupies land or property rented from a landlord.

Usage examples:

Council-house tenants
adjective

Used to describe a building or land that a person or organization pays rent to use

Usage examples:

The developer recently purchased a chain of tenanted pubs.

Meanings of Tenanting:

verb

Occupy (property) as a tenant.

Usage examples:

The house was tenanted by his cousin
noun

A person who occupies land or property rented from a landlord.

Usage examples:

Council-house tenants

Meanings of Tenantries:

noun

The tenants of an estate.

Usage examples:

He was addressed by his tenantry as ‘squire’

Tenantry

ˈtɛnəntri

Meanings of Tenantry:

noun

The tenants of an estate.

Usage examples:

He was addressed by his tenantry as ‘squire’

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