a woman who tempts, entices, or allures.

1585–95; tempt(e)r + -ess

See -ess.
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temptress (ˈtɛmptrɪs)
a woman who sets out to allure or seduce a man or men; seductress

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When in full demonic possession, she becomes a temptress with an overdubbed baritone.
Amused by his bad singing, she began to have fun playing the temptress.
The temptress is created by the player of elk in the next version of the world.
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