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temptress

[temp-tris] /ˈtɛmp trɪs/
noun
1.
a woman who tempts, entices, or allures.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; tempt(e)r + -ess
Usage note
See -ess.
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British Dictionary definitions for temp-tress

temptress

/ˈtɛmptrɪs/
noun
1.
a woman who sets out to allure or seduce a man or men; seductress
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Word Origin and History for temp-tress

temptress

n.

1590s, from tempter + -ess.

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