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tempt/ˈtɛmpt/verb
temptstemptedtempting
tempt
/ˈtɛmpt/
verb
temptstemptedtempting
Learner's definition of TEMPT  
[+ object]
: to cause (someone) to do or want to do something even though it may be wrong, bad, or unwise — often + into — often followed by to + verb — often used as (be) tempted

tempt fate

: to do something that is very risky or dangerous
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