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tempted Sentence Examples

  • For a moment she was tempted to tell Darcie.

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  • Everybody is tempted now and then, Cassie.

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  • Ah, how low I fall when I am tempted by them!

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  • Aren't you ever tempted to spend the night with him?

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  • "Adele tempted me: she kept on telling me to buy it," returned Pierre.

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  • The explanation of the phenomena of combustion was at tempted at very early times, and the early theories were generally bound up in the explanation of the nature of fire or flame.

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  • He almost felt relief, knowing he couldn't ever be tempted to read her mind again.

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  • I am tempted to reply to such--This whole earth which we inhabit is but a point in space.

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  • "I guess there comes a time where even the best of us are tempted," he reasoned.

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  • When the summit is reached, the traveller is tempted to ask, Where are the mountains?

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  • Their independence tempted, their prosperity stimulated.

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  • One day, almost overcome with scruples, he was tempted to end his miseries by suicide.

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  • Damian gritted his teeth, remembering how tempted he'd been by the same ruse a few nights before.

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  • For the same purpose of connexion he would be tempted to add a preface to a book like the Meteorologica.

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  • She was tempted to try, but both he and Sarah would probably be watching.

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  • I was sometimes tempted to stretch an awning over them and take my seat there.

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  • I was tempted to comment, but refrained and kept my conversation all business.

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  • In front of each place was a plate bearing one of the delicious dama-fruit, and the perfume that rose from these was so enticing and sweet that they were sorely tempted to eat of them and become invisible.

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  • Xander was tempted to leave, simply so he could handle this the way he would, if Jessi wasn't involved.

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  • In Scott's early days a journey to London was beset with difficulties and even dangers; but railways have now brought it within a few hours' distance, and Scottish artists and literary men are tempted to seek a wider field.

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  • She watched him, tempted to run away, before realizing the amount of activity in the halls behind her guaranteed her capture.

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  • It would certainly be unwise to draw a sharp boundary line between the two districts; kings of Judah could be tempted to restore the kingdom of their traditional founder, or Assyria might be complaisant towards a faithful Judaean vassal.

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  • She pulled up Dr. Wynn's office number on her cell, tempted to invite him to the beach this weekend instead of Logan.

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  • She planted her hands on her hips, tempted but not about to do it, now the she knew he wanted her to.

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  • He moved to sit on the trunk at the end of the bed, close enough to see the details of her features without being too tempted to take her in his arms.

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  • She was tempted to invite him in, and immediately knew that would be a dangerous move.

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  • This custom of buying and selling through brokers continued unshaken until the laying of the Atlantic cable tempted selling brokers occasionally, and even some buying brokers, to buy direct from American factors by telegraph and thus transform themselves into quasi-importers.

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  • One of the chairs pushed back from the table, and this was so astonishing and mysterious that Dorothy was almost tempted to run away in fright.

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  • In a tract entitled The Absolute Unlawfulness of Stage Entertainments (1726) Law was tempted by the corruptions of the stage of the period to use unreasonable language, and incurred some effective criticism from John Dennis in The Stage Defended.

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  • As tempted as he was to read her mind, he didn't.

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  • Much as she was tempted to punish him, Bordeaux wasn't guilty of what Davis thought.

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  • Elsewhere the occasion tempted many to play at being king - Judas, son of Hezekiah, in Galilee; Simon, one of the king's slaves, in Peraea.

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  • He was much tempted by the proposal, and hurried down to Knowsley to consult his father, who called out when he entered the room, " Hallo, Stanley !

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  • A rest for Mesopotamia seems to have followed; but in 258 Shapur, tempted by the troubles in the Roman empire, overran the country taking Nisibis and Carrhae, and investing Edessa, and .vhen Valerian invaded Mesopotamia he was eventually made prisoner, by Edessa (260).

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  • The warmth of his muscular chest under the soft knit of his shirt, and the strength in the arms that gently coaxed her close again, tempted her to acquiesce.

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  • Suddenly, she was afraid she'd be tempted to pay whatever price he demanded, no matter how high.

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  • Being tempted was one thing, giving in to temptation was something else.

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  • He regained his earldom and held it till his death, although he was once in serious danger from the avarice of theking (1239), who was tempted by Hubert's enormous wealth to revive the charge of treason.

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  • They remained severely orthodox in the doctrines of the Fathers - the Trinity, the Incarnation, the plenary inspiration of the Bible - and they condemned those who rejected their teachings to a hell whose fires they were not tempted to extenuate.

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  • Orlov tempted the Greeks of the Morea to take up arms, and then left them in the lurch.

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  • For instance, Mirabeau wrote thus to Sir Samuel Romilly: " I have never been able to read the work of Mr Gibbon without being astounded that it should ever have been written in English; or without being tempted to turn to the author and say, ` You an Englishman ?

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  • An elaborate symmetry is observable in the construction of many of his elegies, and this has tempted critics to divide a number of them into strophes.

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  • But the allies interfered in Charles's favour, lest he might be tempted to aid France, and induced the emperor to satisfy all the Swedish king's demands, the maritime Powers at the same time agreeing to guarantee the provisions of the peace of Altranstadt.

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  • Desire still a hot ember inside of her, she was tempted to set the record straight, but maybe it was best he didn't know how close she had come to giving in.

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  • I brought over some whiter and cleaner sand for this purpose from the opposite shore of the pond in a boat, a sort of conveyance which would have tempted me to go much farther if necessary.

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  • the whole body, or at least the most important part (valentior) of the citizens; the people should themselves elect, or at least appoint, the head of the government, who, lest he should be tempted to put himself above the scope of the laws, should have at his disposal only a limited armed force.

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  • In the reign of Michael's successor, Alexius (1645-76), the country recovered its strength so rapidly that the tsar was tempted to revive the energetic aggressive policy and put forward claims to Livonia, Lithuania and Little Russia, but he was obliged to moderate his pretensions.

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  • If the test of the settlement were not frequently applied, speculators who were unfortunate would be tempted to plunge deeper until finally some became insolvent for large sums. As it is, the speculator who has incurred losses beyond his means tends to be discovered before his creditors are heavily involved.

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  • It is therefore the restless, the unsuccessful, or at least those not fitted for the strenuous competition of the older countries, who are tempted to go.

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  • and the Bourbons generally; the emperor Francis might have been tempted to support the cause of Napoleon's son and his own grandson, who had been proclaimed in Paris as Napoleon II.; and if the restoration of Louis - which Wellington believed would alone restore permanent peace to France and to Europe - was to be effected, the allies must be confronted on their arrival in Paris with the accomplished fact.

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  • But when Christ opened to me how He was tempted by the same devil, and overcame him and bruised his head, and that through Him, and His power, light, grace and spirit, I should overcome also, I had confidence in Him; so He it was that opened to me, when I was shut up and had no hope nor faith.

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  • In the circumstances, one must needs adopt the opinion of Fersen's contemporary, Baron Gustavus Armfelt, "One is almost tempted to say that the government wanted to give the people a victim to play with, just as when one throws something to an irritated wild beast to distract its attention.

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  • Such classifications have been at- Classif1- tempted by A.

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  • What would happen when an equally good-looking woman tempted him?

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  • The advantages of a purely territorial system have tempted various War Ministers to apply it, but the results were not good, owing to the want of uniformity in the military qualities and the political subordination of the different districts.

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  • If, as Hegel asserted, our experience is all knowledge, and if knowledge is indefinitely transformed by the conditions of knowing, then we are tempted to regard the object as superfluous, and to treat our innate conviction that knowledge has reference to objects as a delusion which philosophical reflection is destined to dispel.

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  • The founder of the Mevlevi dancing dervishes, the poet Mahommed Jelal-ed-Din (Rumi), in 1307, though tempted to assume the inheritance along with the empire of the Seljuk sultan Ala ed-din Kaikobad III., who died without heirs, preferred to pass on the power to Osman, son of Ertogrul, and with his own hands invested Osman and girt him with the sword: this investiture was the legitimate beginning of the Osmanli authority.

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  • He turns away contemptuously from the mere curiosities of literature, and is never tempted to make a display of trivial erudition.

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  • Thucydides and Sophocles, he must have been tempted, like many another foreigner, to make Athens his permanent home.

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  • Not to multiply examples further, it may suffice to refer to (a) the apparent belief that the serpent tempted Eve to unchastity (2 Cor.

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  • He spent several years in founding churches and evangelizing, till his success tempted him to pass into other districts.

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  • Under Ferdinand the parochial clergy were tempted to become Lutherans by the prospect of matrimony, and, in reply to the remonstrances of their bishops, declared that they would rather give up their cures than their wives.

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  • A local passenger steamboat service on the Thames suffers from the disadvantage that the river does not provide the shortest route between points at any great distance apart, and that the main thoroughfares between east and west do not touch its banks, so that passengers along those thoroughfares are not tempted to use it as a channel of communication.

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  • After spending nearly six years in the office of his uncle, Benjamin Austen, a solicitor, he was tempted to leave England for Ceylon by the prospect of obtaining an appointment in the civil service, and he started in 1839 with the intention of making an overland journey across Asia.

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  • But I see that if I were to live in a wilderness I should again be tempted to become a fisher and hunter in earnest.

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  • were tempted to side with France when, in 1867, Napoleon III.

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  • You may even be tempted to buy a new pair every wear or two.

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  • I'm tempted to say Jerry, but I want to play Kramer.

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  • She had thought she could never be coerced, but the truth was, she had never been tempted.

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  • We can all be tempted.

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  • Aren't you going to ask me all those stock questions like 'Weren't you tempted?

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  • It was commonly said that 'having taken refuge on a rainy day in a farmhouse he was so tempted.

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  • "When I myself was in the deep, shut up under all [the burden of corruptions], I could not believe that I should ever overcome; my troubles, my sorrows and my temptations were so great that I thought many times I should have despaired, I was so tempted.

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  • His manual skill was duly appreciated: "I was a thousand times tempted," he said long afterwards, "to tear up my drawings in disgust at the esteem in which they were held, as if I had been good for nothing better."

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  • It is a detail, one is tempted to say a retail, manufacture.

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  • was tempted to enter into alliance with Charles of Anjou and the Venetians for the purpose of reconquering Constantinople.

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  • The poet of reason rather than of imagination, he recognized his own province, and was rarely tempted to flights of fancy beyond his powers.

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  • As king he followed a steady policy of neutrality between France and England, and refused to be tempted by the offers of either into declaring war on the other.

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  • JUAN JAUREGUI (1562-1582), a Biscayan by birth, was in 1582 in the service of a Spanish merchant, Gaspar d'Anastro, who was resident at Antwerp. Tempted by the reward of 80,000 ducats offered by Philip II.

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  • The situatioh on the 27th tempted attack by an enterprising enemy, and Major-General Grahams force, consisting of a squadron of the r9th Hussars, the York and Lancaster Regiment, the duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry, the Marine Artillery Battalion and two R.H.A.

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  • ., &c.), we find yet another version (J) of the same incident, according to which the people tempted (tested) Yahweh.

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  • He then passed away into the wilderness, where He was tempted by Satan and fed by angels.

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  • Considering the character of Joseph as it was revealed by prosperity, one is tempted to find other explanations of his conduct than avarice.

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  • Antiochus could pity Onias, who had been tempted from the sanctuary at Daphne, but he needed an ally in Jerusalem - and money.

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  • In 323 Constantine, tempted by the "advanced age and unpopular vices" of his colleague, again declared war against him, and, having defeated his army at Adrianople (3rd of July 323), succeeded in shutting him up within the walls of Byzantium.

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  • One may almost be tempted to say that these obscure decisions rendered unnecessary in England the work achieved with such a flourish of trumpets in France by the emancipating decree of the 4th of August 1789.

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  • No great church has yet modified its articles of religion so as to admit, for example, that the Garden of Eden was not a definite place where Eve was tempted, yet the doctrine is contradicted with approval by individuals, and the results of modern science are accepted and taught without rebuke.

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  • In course of time the process of intermingling, as we have seen, assumed such proportions that the priestly class, in their pride of blood, felt naturally tempted to recognize, as of old, only two" colours,"the Aryan Brahman and the non-Aryan Sudra.

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  • But he did not lose heart; at once he threw himself into the double duty, which now devolved on himself and Pusey, of counselling the many who had hitherto followed the movement, and who, now in their perplexity, might be tempted to follow their leader's example, and at the same time of maintaining the rights of the church against what he held to be the encroachments of the state, as seen in such acts as the Gorham judgment, and the decision on Essays and Reviews.

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  • Again not only was the church doctrine itself more or less consciously influenced by the Manichaean tenet of the diabolical origin of all matter, including the human body, but churchmen were also naturally tempted to compete in asceticism with the many heretics who held this tenet, and whose abstinence brought them so much popular consideration.

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  • The diversity of practice on this point drew one of the sharpest lines between reformers and orthodox, until the disorders introduced by these religious wars tempted the latter to imitate in considerable numbers the licence of their rivals.

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  • It is very important for those who are trying this diet to bear in mind the necessity of abundance of water, because sometimes they may be tempted to lessen the water on account of the inconvenience produced either by frequent micturition or too profuse sweats.

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  • One is also often tempted away from the main course of the argument by the care and precision with which Butler formulates small points of detail.

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  • It need not be objected to the justice of this arrangement that men are sorely tempted, and may very easily be brought to neglect that on which their future welfare depends, for the very same holds good in nature.

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  • The very perfection and precision of this method constantly tempted the later Stoics to abuse it for the systematic depreciation of the objects analysed.

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  • Div., on the evening of the 22nd, had been tempted to go forward, out of alignment, by the evident tactical advantages of a position farther south.

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  • At dawn this regiment found itself isolated but in possession of the fort, and the open gorges of the row of forts tempted the audacious commander to strike out right and left along the ridge.

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  • In r 106 he was tempted to go to the West, where the Moravid (Almoravid) reformation was being led by Yusuf ibn Tashfin, with whom he had been in correspondence earlier.

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  • When his name became famous he was made domestic chaplain to the duke and duchess of Northumberland, and was tempted into the belief that he belonged to the illustrious house of Percy.

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  • The latter maintained for many days an absolutely passive defence, and could not be tempted to fight; Richard and his knights made occasional charges, but quickly withdrew, and on the 7th of September this irregular skirmishing, in which the crusaders had scarcely suffered at all, culminated in the battle of Arsuf.

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  • He was tempted to cry to the puddles between Elstow and Bedford, "Be ye dry," and to stake his eternal hopes on the event.

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  • In the middle of the 14th century the weakness of the Delhi sovereigns tempted the governors of provinces to revolt against their distant master, and to form independent kingdoms. In this way the Bahmani kingdom was established in the Deccan, and embraced a part of the Bombay presidency.

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  • These prisoners do not seem to have felt any of the severer pangs of hunger, for they were not tempted to eat their candles.

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  • Modern Christians are tempted to charge the seeming extravagance of St Paul's thought upon his Jewish inheritance, while modern Jews are tempted to stigmatize them as grotesque exaggerations of reasonable rabbinical doctrines.

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  • Orthodox evangelicalism is tempted to view it as an apostasy or an aberration.

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  • A plain man perplexed by such disagreements might naturally hold that any opinion maintained by a pious and orthodox writer must be a safe one to follow; and thus weak consciences were subtly tempted to seek the support of authority for some desired relaxation of a moral rule.

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  • The more powerful Zhupan was tempted to subjugate and absorb the neighbouring less powerful Zhupaniyas: If successful, he would take the title of Veliki Zhupan (Grand Zhupan).

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  • There was no security for "any one, and every one was tempted to live from hand to mouth.

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  • In estimating the religious value of Deuteronomy it should never be forgotten that upon this passage the greatest eulogy ever pronounced on any scripture was pronounced by Christ himself, when he said "on these words hang all the law and the prophets," and it is also well to remember that when tempted in the wilderness he repelled each suggestion of the Tempter by a quotation from Deuteronomy.

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  • He calls his own child Dawn or Cloud, his own name is Sitting Bull or Running Wolf, and he is not tempted to explain his great-grandfather's name of Bright Sun or Lively Raccoon on the hypothesis that the ancestor really was a raccoon or the sun.

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  • For a third time Hugh had the disposal of 4) the crown, and he was no more tempted to take it him self in 954 than in 923 or 936: it was too profitless a possession.

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  • they have failed so to do if the sovereigns of Castile had not been either incapable or short-lived, and if there had not been an extraordinary succession of long minorities; while the kings of Aragon were tempted to neglect their Spanish possessions because they were in pursuit of their claims and ambitions in Italy.

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  • A really fat, old, ugly woman with warts, so you're not tempted to replace me.

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  • Never be tempted to cook with a chip pan after consuming alcohol.

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  • Indeed, they must be tempted to wrap the all-rounder in cotton wool.

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  • The cage, laced with peanuts, was intended to snare any badger tempted by the easy meal.

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  • believe that the British government is capable of such infamy may be tempted to vent their anger on the messenger.

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  • The most suitable candidates are often tempted away by higher salaries in the private sector.

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  • At first we might be tempted to connect the tank capacitor directly across the output of the HVDC supply.

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  • chastened by the experience, I was not to be tempted by any devilish religion ever afterward.

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  • According to the bible, the original sinner, who tempted man into everlasting damnation, was a woman.

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  • After Jesus ' Baptism he was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.

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  • Guests and locals alike are tempted by our excellent dim sum.

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  • If you have ever been tempted to believe what you are told then consider some of the following examples.

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  • Bearing everything in mind we are tempted to conclude that the Islamic view is motivated by expediency.

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  • If we won we might be tempted to place another bet, especially if the odds looked favorable.

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  • I was tempted to lay it when I saw the feeding frenzy but decided to just stay out of it.

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  • I'm very tempted to try ordering something utterly filthy.

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  • If you are tempted to try glycerol, make sure you've tried other hydration methods first.

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  • A tiny gnat, invisible to me, must have fallen close to the droppings and tempted the fish.

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  • For the first time in years, I'm tempted to simply stick to using gnome.

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  • Do not be tempted to keep a wild hedgehog in an enclosed garden.

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  • Thinking of the 18 th century I am tempted to agree with Butler's attack on psychological hedonism.

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  • Especially if you're tempted by those late-night infomercials, that warning could save you a fortune!

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  • We'd be tempted to pay a little extra and avoid the lengthy delivery times inherent in buying an import.

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  • kips on the sofa Willow'd be far too tempted by the curtains, and Wes is too tall for the sofa.

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  • Don't be tempted to eat the kids leftovers.

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  • I was very much tempted by a large, almost life-size, crystal skull.

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  • moveey are always tempted to run after a moving object.

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  • They are always tempted to run after a moving object.

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  • I'm always tempted by interesting parts and I hadn't done anything so outlandish for a long time.

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  • Heading north, the hiking guide tempted us to try a trail in the Great Snowy Mountains, eastern outliers of the Rockies.

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  • red-blooded male in my position would have been tempted to do the same thing.

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  • I am tempted to say " Here endeth the lesson " but in very reverent tones.

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  • Rodeo: Cruelty for a Buck Holidaymakers visiting the United States, Canada or Australia may be tempted to watch a rodeo: Cruelty for a Buck Holidaymakers visiting the United States, Canada or Australia may be tempted to watch a rodeo.

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  • If you are not tempted with our fine single malts then there are tours around our old Scottish castles and ruins.

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  • snare any badger tempted by the easy meal.

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  • What tempted me away was the opportunity to produce a second volume on London's public statuary.

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  • The trade union of a sect renders sterile those tempted by it.

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  • Or are you tempted to become more strict than the Bible in a frenetic attempt to secure what you consider godliness?

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  • suitable candidates are often tempted away by higher salaries in the private sector.

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  • Diners are being tempted by indulgencies such as chocolate sundae with chocolate sauce and classics such as Banana Split.

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  • If you're tempted by tapas, head for Alicante where you'll find some of the finest tapas restaurants in the region.

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  • tempted fate by preparing an annual budget.

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  • tempted by the devil.

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  • tempted by Satan.

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  • tempted by the prospect of a semi night dive off Chesil beach.

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  • One feels sorely tempted never to go back to a standard micro again!

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  • tempted to indulge in cans of coke.

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  • tempted to conclude from this that James is postulating a non-theistic interpretation of God however this far from the case.

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  • tempted to dismiss his work for that, you'd be making a mistake.

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  • tempted to stray.

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  • tempted to try to get into the underweight category.

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  • tempted to cheat!

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  • tempted in the desert by Satan himself, he immediately recognized his identity and resisted and rebuked him.

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  • Do not be tempted to use human toothpaste this is not suitable for puppy's or dogs.

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  • At least I wasn't the one tempted by the chocolate and almond torte!

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  • turmoil in the wholesale gas market, you might be tempted to go for a capped product.

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  • wilderness forty days, tempted of Satan.

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  • sc. 2) from Hall's Chronicle, of having tempted Henry V.

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  • It was lucky for the development of instrumentation (as in all branches of music during the change from polyphonic to formal design) that whenever the texture is not polyphonic the natural place for melody is on the surface: in other words, when the accompaniment is simple the tune is generally on the top. Haydn, when he was not tempted by the resources of an instrument so complete in itself as the pianoforte, soon learnt to write artistically perfect string quartets in which the first violin, though overwhelmingly the most important part, is nevertheless in perfect balance with the other members of the scheme, inasmuch as they contribute exactly what their pitch and the little polyphonic elaboration admissible by the style will enable them to give.

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  • The views which excited this denunciation were mainly these: (I) Jovinian held that in point of merit, so far as their domestic state was concerned, virgins, widows and married persons who had been baptized into Christ were on a precisely equal footing; (2) those who with full faith have been regenerated in baptism cannot be overthrown (or, according to another reading, tempted) of the devil; (3) to abstain from meats is not more praiseworthy than thankfully to enjoy them; (4) all who have preserved their baptismal grace shall receive the same reward in the kingdom of heaven.'

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  • As circumstances allowed, she appears to have taught him reading, writing and arithmetic - acquisitions made with so little of remembered pain that " were not the error corrected by analogy," he says, " I should be tempted to conceive them as innate."

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  • Such, however, were his preliminary difficulties that he confesses he was often "tempted to cast away the labour of seven years "; and it was not until February 1776 that the first volume was published.

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  • Smith, 438), and one is tempted to compare the use of masks elsewhere in animal worship. Next, one may observe upon old Babylonian seals, eagle-headed deities with short feathered skirts attended by human beings similarly arrayed (Ball, 151) or figures draped in a fish skin (Menant, Rev. de l'hist.

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  • Finally, the most celebrated love-legend of the middle ages, and one of the most beautiful inventions of world-literature, the story of Tristan and Iseult, tempted two authors, Beroul and Thomas, the first of whom is probably, and the second certainly, Anglo-Norman (see Arthurian Legend; Grail, The Holy; Tristan).

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  • Charles came to Scotland; he signed the Covenants, while his tormentors well and duly knew that the action was a base hypocrisy, that they had tempted him to perjury.

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  • Even the Apaches after being whipped by relentless war into temporary submission have been bound by treaties which the gifts, vices and virtues of the reservation system have tempted them to observe.

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  • On the whole, then (though degeneracy, as well as progress, is a force in human evolution), we are not tempted to believe in so strange a combination of forgetfulness with long memory, nor so excessive a degeneration from common sense into a belief in the personality of phenomena, as are required no less by Spencer's system than by that of Max Muller.

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  • Thence he passed on to Gotha as director of the Seeberg observatory; nor could he be tempted to relinquish the post by successive invitations to replace F.

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  • I 'm sure any red-blooded male in my position would have been tempted to do the same thing.

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  • If it were sunnier, I 'd be tempted to refer to it as redneck country.

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  • Rodeo: Cruelty for a Buck Holidaymakers visiting the United States, Canada or Australia may be tempted to watch a rodeo.

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  • Are we tempted to soft pedal the uniqueness of Christ in our politically correct and supposedly pluralistic society?

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  • Was he ever tempted to seek solace in drink or drugs?

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  • A couple of unhappy wives are tempted to infidelity, a spurned lover tries to kill himself, a famous writer disappoints a fan.

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  • What tempted me away was the opportunity to produce a second volume on London 's public statuary.

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  • Diners are being tempted by indulgencies such as Chocolate Sundae with chocolate sauce and classics such as Banana Split.

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  • The owners had never tempted fate by preparing an annual budget.

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  • He obeyed its moral law when tempted by Satan.

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  • Some people were also tempted by the prospect of a semi night dive off Chesil beach.

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  • One feels sorely tempted never to go back to a standard micro again !

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  • That way I keep hydrated and do n't get tempted to indulge in cans of coke.

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  • One may be tempted to conclude from this that James is postulating a non-theistic interpretation of God however this far from the case.

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  • But if you 're tempted to dismiss his work for that, you 'd be making a mistake.

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  • Each one of the lead gypsy girls was quite terrific and it was easy to understand why the young painter was tempted to stray.

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  • Do n't be tempted to try to get into the underweight category.

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  • QUIZ ANSWERS They 're printed rather faint in case you are tempted to cheat !

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  • In fact, when Jesus was tempted in the desert by Satan himself, he immediately recognized his identity and resisted and rebuked him.

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  • Do not be tempted to use human toothpaste this is not suitable for puppy 's or dogs.

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  • At least I was n't the one tempted by the chocolate and almond torte !

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  • Given the current turmoil in the wholesale gas market, you might be tempted to go for a capped product.

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  • I 'm dreadfully afraid of being tempted, at an unguarded moment, by the aunt.

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  • And he was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted of Satan.

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  • I 'm tempted to yell back, ' the performers are disturbing us '.

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  • You will be tempted to bring only the bare minimum, but not having enough clothes, wipes, bottles, or sippy cups, etc. can make for a more difficult, less comfortable trip.

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  • In some cases, people might be tempted to participate in an independent adoption rather than seek the services of an international adoption agency.

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  • You may be tempted to make a new diagnosis and treat it with an over-the-counter medication, but don't!

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  • Embellishments: Although you might be tempted to add lots of appliqués and other embellishments, consider baby's tender skin.

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  • As the world becomes more tuned into brand power, some parents may be tempted to give their bundle of joy a name that reflects the prior love of their life.

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  • While you might be tempted to begin your child's journey into the world of food by placing tidbits from your own plate onto your baby's plate, this isn't a good idea for several reasons.

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  • While you might be tempted to choose more advanced gifts, toys have age recommendation labels for a reason.

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  • Not everyone needs 4GB of storage space, so don't be tempted to buy a higher capacity music player just because everyone else is or it seems more "worth it" to do so.

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  • It is far too easy to get caught up in the latest technology, and as a result, you will likely be tempted to purchase the top-of-the-line computer.

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  • You may be tempted to go higher and higher in string tension, but try to stick within your skill level until your game progresses to higher levels and your muscles become better developed for badminton.

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  • While you may be tempted to simply pick up the deck with the coolest design -- I'm not stopping you from picking up a rad looking 'board -- it is a good idea to consider what kind of skateboarding you plan on doing.

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  • Sometimes, you'll be tempted to buy clubs on how they "feel," and that can be problematic for your game.

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  • Now that you're saving a lot of money, you may be tempted to buy a few extra things you didn't know you needed.

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  • While you may be tempted to wait until right before Christmas to make your purchase, remember that some electronics may sell out because of the great deals, so it may be wise to look a bit earlier in the holiday shopping season.

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  • Keep within your gift-giving price range and don't be tempted to upgrade or go beyond what you are comfortable spending.

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  • It can be confusing when it comes time to shop for food, and you may be tempted to switch from one to another.

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  • Don't be tempted to cut corners and buy mint extract, any type of mint syrup or Mint Julep mix.

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  • People who choose to do this may set the card aside or close the old accounts so they aren't tempted to use them again and get into deeper debt.

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  • Some people find that they are less tempted to spend when their wallets only contain plastic, but spend money faster when it's in cash format.

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  • If possible, automate the payments or make them as you get paid so you aren't tempted to spend the money on other things.

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  • When listing household expenses, the custodial parent may have been tempted in some cases to adjust the amount they were spending on expenses relating to the children to get a larger award.

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  • You may be tempted to purchase a new set of furniture rather than shopping for a collection of used pieces, but even if you're on a strict budget, you'll still want the highest quality possible so that you'll get your money's worth.

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  • You might be tempted to buy your furniture based on aesthetics alone and this could prove to be a big mistake.

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  • If you are a skilled carpenter, you may be tempted into making your own kitchen table that will often double was a food preparation area.

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  • Some people are tempted to take the first decent looking place they see, but those who continue looking until they find something that feels right are happiest with their new homes.

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  • You may be tempted to choose the same recipes you'd make for brunches to celebrate other holidays, but it's not hard to pick more unique recipes that still aren't difficult to make.

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  • For those on a budget, however, this may be an expensive proposition, since you will be tempted to buy everything you need to copy the design exactly.

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  • Although you might be tempted to purchase them anyway, think twice.

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  • So, why does anyone feel tempted to go along even when they don't agree with someone else?

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  • That way, you won't become tempted to use it.

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  • Nominate someone who won't be tempted to drink too much and stress the importance of this responsibility.

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  • While you may be tempted to have a friend or two take photos of your beach wedding, be aware that taking outdoor pictures in natural elements is a lot different than shooting pictures of their doggie sleeping indoors.

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  • Brides and grooms may be tempted to hire a band that specializes in one type of music, such as swing, jazz, or country.

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  • Many couples that have eloped simply don't want to receive presents and may feel tempted to include a statement to that effect in the announcement.

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  • Doctors should not leave prescription pads anywhere that a patient could be tempted to steal one.

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  • Identify why you want to quit smoking, understand what your barriers are, plan what you will do when you become tempted and ask for support from family and friends.

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  • One might be tempted to draw that conclusion after learning just how well-traveled the popular actress really is!

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  • In fact, you may be tempted to buy several, especially if you locate some bargain-basement treasures.

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  • Don't be tempted to borrow more than you need.

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  • There is so much to see and do in San Juan Puerto Rico that you will be tempted to extend your cruise vacation with a night or two in the city, either before or after your cruise.

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  • Have lenient alcohol policies or visit ports of call with lower drinking ages that teens may be tempted to take advantage of.

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  • If it's something you can put away so he won't be tempted to go back to it, then do so.

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  • Wendy Nan Rees shares a dog treat recipe that sounds so delicious you'll be tempted to share some with your dog!

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  • Place the unit near the area where your dog sleeps, but not so close that he might feel tempted to chew on the cord.

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  • Fido just might (no matter how well trained he is) be too tempted and dart out the door.

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  • The vinegar does not taste appealing to most dogs, so they will be less tempted to lick.

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  • After the initial spring and early summer rush to get your plants and seeds into the garden, you may be tempted to sit inside sipping lemonade in late summer.

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  • Pest Protection: In early spring especially, deer and rabbits are easily tempted by delicate spinach and lettuce leaves after enduring months of winter scarcity.

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  • Do not take any shortcuts - You may be tempted to fully install your Jacuzzi tub even if it doesn't rest completely on the setting bed.

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  • Make a plan for the items that don't belong or you may be tempted to stash them back in your closet.

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  • Cut each piece to fit individually - You may be tempted to pre-cut tiles around the walls and bathtub, don't do it.

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  • Although you may be tempted to use chemicals to get rid of them fast, it is better to use natural methods that may take longer.

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  • While some people are tempted to go with an empire waist because they think it hides their midsection, that is a mistake.

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  • All too often, people who wear eyeglasses are at least tempted to make the mistake of choosing between protective eyewear and vision correction rather than wearing Rx-safety goggles.

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  • While you may be tempted to try lifestyle changes without the guidance of a doctor, it is important to keep in mind that the causes of snoring include underlying medical conditions that may be serious.

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  • Teens and twenty-somethings everywhere can be tempted by their top-heavy shape now.

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  • This is a wonderful wine, so good you're tempted to just drink it without food and just graze on cheese and crackers.

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  • Worst of all, because it's so sweet and delicious, you may be tempted to reach for seconds.

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  • The appraiser may be tempted to lower the value because he wants to purchase the book for his own store or collection.

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  • You may be tempted to purchase a sleeping bag designed for adults to allow your child to grow into it.

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  • You may be tempted to bring along pots and pans from your own kitchen.

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  • While you may be tempted to get a BlackBerry for your business email and other uses, you shouldn't overlook the possibility of going with a T-Mobile Dash instead.

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  • As pain and discomfort increase, however, the woman may be tempted to request pain medication.

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  • Because bronchodilators provide quick relief, some people may be tempted to overuse them.

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  • Never store snacks over the stove where a child might be tempted to try to reach them.

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  • You might be tempted to go to Google and type in those terms, and then just select the images option and start right-clicking and saving any image that catches your fancy.

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  • You may be tempted to pay for it because the alternative is taking time out of your day to drive to the vital records department, possibly stand in line, fill out a form and then wait up to an hour for someone to locate the record.

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  • You might be tempted to look first in your local county offices for birth certificates.

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  • Perhaps you've been tempted to pick up the cutting shears and give it a go on your own.

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  • If you don't take this crucial step you might be tempted to start using the accounts again and may wind up in more debt than before the refinance.

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  • Even though you may be tempted to teach kids origami facts right off the bat, skip the overly long lessons and go straight to the folding.

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  • This is such an attractive alternative to the standard case that you may be tempted to show the pak off to your friends.

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  • You may be tempted to splurge on the latest trends in maternity outfits in spite of the off-season purchases.

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  • If you're concerned about pregnancy symptoms before implantation, you may be tempted to take a pregnancy test as soon as it is possible that implantation has occurred.

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  • Their logo preserves their history and reflects the class and self-confidence of a franchise not tempted by the whims of the moment.

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  • Similarly, you may be tempted to shop at wholesale stores and buy in bulk if you visit the beach often enough.

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  • Flip flops are functional as well as fashionable, protecting your feet from a number of hazards you may encounter at the pool, beach, and anywhere else that you may be tempted to go barefoot.

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  • Roomy and generously cut, you'll be tempted to live in these swim trunks.

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  • With so many different styles and hues to choose from, you'll definitely be tempted to purchase more than one!

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  • You may feel tempted to go with a smaller size, but rather than getting more exposure, you'll more likely end up with a suit that binds.

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  • After viewing Megan Fox in a bikini, you may be tempted to find similar swim styles.

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  • Either a poor instructor or a near-drowning experience chased them back onto dry land and they've never been tempted to go anywhere near water again.

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  • Once you've spotted a few must-haves in the videos, you might be tempted shop around a bit.

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  • Do not allow children near burning gel candles, since many youngsters are tempted by the colorful embedded objects.

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  • If you are part of a church group or other organization where there are regularly scheduled gatherings, set up your bake sale goodies in a centralized location for all to be tempted - and donate!

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  • Teens are often tempted to push sexual boundaries, and a camera can be a strong incentive.

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  • If you are tempted to believe that people are more open-minded nowadays and interracial dating is more widely accepted, just do a little research on the subject of racism in the world at large and the blinders will fall off in no time.

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  • When you want to talk to a girl, you may be tempted to use a clever pick up line.

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  • The first person who gets too tempted and puts his or her hands on the other's hands, loses.

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  • After looking at the advice on one site titled How to Date a Doctor, a PhD at the University of Pittsburgh commented "I'd be tempted to laugh, if I wasn't positive the person that wrote that was serious."

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  • You may be tempted to use some medium like texting or email or a phone call to avoid the pain of being face to face.

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  • A younger woman may be tempted to fall into the "child" role instead of continuing to grow and learn who she really is.

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  • Do not be tempted to place the ring inside food, however; an inadvertent bite could turn a romantic gesture into a medical emergency.

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  • Sure, if your future spouse is expecting a large rock, you may be tempted to shell out three months of your salary or more to pay for it.

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  • Are you ever tempted to "hide" the good leads for yourself when you write a post for the blog?

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  • I'm never tempted to hold back on the "good" leads when I'm doing my morning troll through the job boards.

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  • In other words, you can expect to carry the wallet for years without fail - and you might even be tempted to add to the collection.

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  • Once the thrill of the chase is over, Aries is tempted to stray unless his mate has many mysteries to capture his imagination.

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  • While you might be tempted to buy a ride-on toy that is a bit too big for your child at the moment, you really need to buy something that fits your child now.

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  • If you are tempted to withhold information or gloss over either your or the school's concerns, please don't do so.

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  • It is not uncommon to see a Bollywood actor invoke God (or any of various Hindi gods), be tempted by the Devil, or speak of love in the most melodramatic of terms.

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  • If you're tempted to try a free clairvoyant reading, many psychics offer free introductory sessions to new clients.

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  • If you're tempted by the promise of a free psychic reading, be sure to do your homework on the psychic and exercise common sense.

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  • "I was tempted to come out and join you."

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  • When you're tempted to stray from your budget, use the picture as a reminder of why it's important to stay on track.

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  • Once you get in the habit of looking for sales and coupons, it's easy to become tempted by things that seem like a great deal.

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  • Try to get in the habit of keeping your freezer stocked with an extra casserole or a prepackaged skillet dinner purchased on sale so you're not tempted to call the pizza delivery guy when things get hectic at your house.

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  • When living on a tight budget, many people are tempted to scrimp on groceries and only buy the cheapest possible foods.

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  • Keep a bag handy at all times and you won't be tempted to waste money on high-calorie cookies and candy bars.

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  • However, don't be tempted to spend extra money for a faster processor unless you really need it.

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  • While some people may be tempted to give the discounted gift cards as a gift, keep in mind that many carry odd or unusual balances.

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  • If you're still suffering from traumatic childhood memories of being forced to eat generic peanut butter sandwiches and macaroni and cheese, you may be tempted to avoid store brand products all together.

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  • Make a stash of freezer-friendly meals so you won't be tempted to go out to eat when you're too tired to cook.

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  • Choose the smallest possible car for your rental needs and do not be tempted by upgrades for "just a few dollars" each day.

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  • Never be tempted to go without: you'll be much more likely to get blisters.

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  • Most people have one foot slightly larger than the other, so don't be tempted to try on one shoe and then buy the pair.

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  • Whatever you do, however, don't be tempted to buy shoes that don't fit properly just because you can't find them in a narrow size.

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  • Eventually, they will get to feel comfortable enough that you may be tempted to use them as hiking boots, but that's a good way to spoil the beautiful black leather, no matter how well you clean it.

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  • Despite the fact that they're perfect for wearing indoors, they're so fashionable that one might be tempted enough to wear them with jeans and head outside!

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  • Made with microfiber that resembles suede, these slippers are so comfortable, you may even be tempted to run your errands in them!

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  • You'll be tempted to work the look when you spot the Melissa Numa & Lovefoxx sandals.

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  • Don't be immediately tempted to order online, though; remember that if you're new to the brand, it's a good idea to get a feel for the boots in person first.

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  • If you're tempted by soap spoilers, UK soap operas and the promise of knowing what's going to happen well before the program actually airs, you're in luck.

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  • Those looking for something different may be tempted to book exotic romantic vacations.

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  • Although Disney is their bread and butter, you might be tempted with a Getaway Today Hawaii or cruise package when you go to book your trip.

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  • Learn more about Skagen's offerings and let yourself be tempted into surrender.

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  • Someone who works with a child on the spectrum may be tempted to "force" responses that are unnatural for the child.

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  • It's easy to get sidetracked because as you gain experience, you're tempted to go off on tangents as "opportunities" present themselves.

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  • You may see a car you like that is just out of this range, but don't be tempted to stretch yourself financially.

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  • A "to do" list is a great tool to keep handy for times when you may be tempted to eat out of boredom, stress, or other emotional responses.

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  • Because the Mediterranean diet includes mostly fish and chicken as protein sources, some dieters who love their red meat may be tempted to substitute steak or other meats in dishes.

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  • This often has coincided with a holiday or special occasion when the dieter has been tempted away from their normal diet foods and it can be difficult to regain the focus and enthusiasm that the dieter felt at the start.

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  • While you may be tempted to mix up a batch of lemonade for the entire day, it is important to note that the longer the cayenne pepper steeps, the spicier the drink becomes.

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  • If you're tempted to drop it from the ingredients, don't.

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  • You'll make smarter choices in advance, rather than be tempted when you are put on the spot.

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  • You may be tempted to reach for low-fat options for nutritious snacks.

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  • This is the best way to ensure your metabolism stays on track and you don't become so hungry that you are tempted to binge.

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  • Both sides of the debate have studies to support their views, so with conflicting information, if you are tempted to try this diet, it is best to talk with your healthcare provider first.

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  • Don't be tempted to exercise too much thinking it will make the recovery any quicker.

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  • Many new cyclists are tempted to slouch or rest their upper body weight against the handlebars, but this prevents you from getting the best workout possible.

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  • Prepare to be tempted to buy things you never intended to buy (but you'll love them when you do)!

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  • When you get a look at all of the different kinds that are available on the market today, you might be tempted to say no.

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  • When you decide to look for a free lingerie gallery, you may be tempted to do an online search.

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  • These pants look so stylish and fashionable; you may be tempted to wear them outside!

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  • You'll literally be tempted to have an all-day lounge fest once you see this set!

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  • Once you find the pair that fits you and your personality best, you may even be tempted to wear them to the grocery store (but please don't).

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  • Polo Ralph Lauren Pajamas, Polo Player Pants: Ralph Lauren states that this pant was made for "simple luxury", and with its relaxed fit, elastic waistband and single button fly, you may be tempted to agree!

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  • A hot buy but a difficult item to find, the Susan Lucci bustier is one selection that you'll be tempted to store away for romantic special occasions.

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  • Don't be tempted to stick with the same styles--you may surprise yourself and love what you see in different pajama styles.

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  • Elvis wanted to record a cover version of the song, which tempted Parton -- until she found out that he wanted half of the publishing rights if he recorded it.

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  • While adults may be tempted to join in on the fun, moonwalks are intended for young bodies only.

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  • Leave your wallet at home if you are afraid you may be tempted to purchase something.

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  • Edmund is tempted by the White Witch to betray his siblings by promises of sweet treats and becoming king.

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  • If you want to help your stretch marks fade at a faster rater, you may be tempted to try a few of the over counter treatments targeted for this condition.

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  • Your team may be trying to budget and be tempted to simply put the goalie in the same jersey or T-shirt that the rest of the team wears.

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