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tempter

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

tempt +‎ -er

NounEdit

tempter (plural tempters)

  1. Someone or something that tempts.
  2. A seducer, especially a man who seduces.
    He is a tempter of married women.

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

tempter

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of temptō

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin tempto

VerbEdit

tempter

  1. (early Anglo-Norman) to tempt; to act as a temptation

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. In the present tense an extra supporting e is needed in the first-person singular indicative and throughout the singular subjunctive, and the third-person singular subjunctive ending -t is lost. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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