temptingly

All Adverb
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  • He took her hand, hanging so temptingly near his own; but she drew it away. Cited from At Love's Cost, by Charles Garvice
  • If only he might help her handle the heavy coats which lay so temptingly on top! Cited from The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow, by Anna Katharine Green
  • The ice beyond, however, as far as I could see it, looked temptingly smooth. Cited from Travels in Alaska, by John Muir
  • I walked there temptingly but a pace ahead of him, after my well-meant word of advice. Cited from Ruggles of Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • But perhaps another branch of the tree of knowledge bends its fruit temptingly to his hand. Cited from Evils of Popular Ignorance, by John Foster
  • By nine o'clock all the boxes were filled and spread out temptingly in the show case. Cited from Maida's Little Shop, by Inez Haynes Irwin
  • The lie so temptingly offered for my adoption, I was about to make use of. Cited from Rattlin the Reefer, by Edward Howard
  • Instead one after another began to leap up, trying to reach the meat which hung so temptingly above them. Cited from The Rover Boys In The Mountains, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • His wife came in with a big tray and arranged the dinner temptingly upon the table. Cited from Married Life, by May Edginton
  • Annexation had probably never been a dream before the war; after the war it suddenly became temptingly practical. Cited from When William Came, by Saki
  • It all seemed so easy, so temptingly easy. Cited from Dawn O'Hara, The Girl Who Laughed, by Edna Ferber
  • But six thousand loomed up before his imagination still more temptingly. Cited from Lessons in Life, by T.S. Arthur
  • On these were spread most temptingly all the little articles of fairy costume. Cited from Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • His fingers had closed over her throat just where the gown had left it temptingly bare. Cited from The Sport of the Gods, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • He was only conscious that a great prize lay temptingly within his grasp, that he might win his heart's desire. Cited from If I Were King, by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  • Once more the man teetered on one foot, and held out the coin temptingly. Cited from The Young Mountaineers, by Charles Egbert Craddock
  • The weather had been temptingly fine when we left home, and we had neither umbrellas nor any other kind of protection against the rain. Cited from Milly Darrell and Other Tales, by M. E. Braddon
  • "Never the trail again?" he asked temptingly, one day. Cited from Over the Pass, by Frederick Palmer
  • Again, as in 1908, a completely literary career hung temptingly before his eyes.
  • His eye at once caught the sandwiches placed temptingly near. Cited from Barriers Burned Away, by E. P. Roe
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