What is another word for tempter?

Pronunciation: [tˈɛmptə] (IPA)

There are a variety of synonyms for the word "tempter," which generally refers to someone who entices or encourages someone to do something they might otherwise avoid. Some similar words include seducer, persuader, influencer, and enticer. These terms all describe individuals who possess some level of power or charisma that can be used to manipulate the actions or decisions of others. Other potential synonyms for "tempter" might include someone who is alluring, provocative, or provocative, and who may use various tactics - such as flattery, promises of reward, or appeals to emotion - to induce their targets to act in certain ways.

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Usage examples for Tempter

But it protected their children, and brought pressure to bear upon the tempter, by a series of firm provisions, as bold as the age could bear, and much in advance of the conscience of too many among ourselves to-day.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
It might almost be said that he acted the part of tempter to mankind, bribing them into friendship or possibly only a useful silence.
William McFee
The voice of the tempter sounded like music in her ear.
"Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir"
Charles Garvice

Famous quotes with Tempter

  • My soul is more at rest from the tempter when I am busily employed.
    Francis Asbury
  • Let a man be but in earnest in praying against a temptation as the tempter is in pressing it, and he needs not proceed by a surer measure.
    Bishop Robert South
  • "Why, you have tried to improve before, and failed," the tempter in his soul whispered. "What is the good of trying again? You are not the only one—all are alike. Such is life." But the free, spiritual being which alone is true, alone powerful, alone eternal, was already awake in Nekhludoff. And he could not help believing it. However great the difference between that which he was and that which he wished to be, for the awakened spiritual being everything was possible.
    Leo Tolstoy
  • Let us honor all honest human power of contrivance in its degree. The beaver intellect, so long as it steadfastly refuses to be vulpine, and answers the tempter pointing out short routes to it with an honest "No, no," is truly respectable to me; and many a highflying speaker and singer whom I have known, has appeared to me much less of a developed man than certain of my mill-owning, agricultural, commercial, mechanical, or otherwise industrial friends, who have held their peace all their days and gone on in the silent state. If a man can keep his intellect silent, and make it even into honest beaverism, several very manful moralities, in danger of wreck on other courses, may comport well with that, and give it a genuine and partly human character; and I will tell him, in these days he may do far worse with himself and his intellect than change it into beaverism, and make honest money with it.
    Thomas Carlyle

Related words: bible tempter, tempter in the bible, the tempter, tempter in the garden, tempter and temptation, is the tempter evil

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