the tempter

the tempter
See satan.

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  • the Tempter — noun (Judeo Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell • Syn: ↑Satan, ↑Old Nick, ↑Devil, ↑Lucifer, ↑Beelzebub, ↑Prince of Darkness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • the Tempter — Satan, the devil …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tempter — [temp′tər] n. [ME temptour < MFr tempteur < L temptator, tempter, in LL(Ec), Satan] a person who tempts the Tempter the Devil; Satan …   English World dictionary

  • Tempter — Tempt er, n. One who tempts or entices; especially, Satan, or the Devil, regarded as the great enticer to evil. Those who are bent to do wickedly will never want tempters to urge them on. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] So glozed the Tempter, and his… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Fugitive (play) — The Fugitive ( La Fuggitiva ) is the last play of Italian playwright Ugo Betti, completed six months before his death. It was first performed posthumously, at the Teatro le Fenice in Venice, in 1953.Plot Set in a small Italian town rife with… …   Wikipedia

  • tempter — /temp teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that tempts, esp. to evil. 2. the Tempter, Satan; the devil. [1350 1400; TEMPT + ER1; r. ME temptour < OF temptere, temptëor < LL temptator , s. of temptator tempter (to sin), L: one who makes an attempt; see …   Universalium

  • tempter — tempt•er [[t]ˈtɛmp tər[/t]] n. 1) one that tempts, esp. to evil 2) rel the Tempter, Satan • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME temptour < OF temptere < LL temptātor tempter (to sin), L: one who attempts; see tempt, tor …   From formal English to slang

  • tempter — noun a person or thing that tempts. ↘(the Tempter) the Devil …   English new terms dictionary

  • tempter — n. (fem. temptress) 1 a person who tempts. 2 (the Tempter) the Devil. Etymology: ME f. OF tempteur f. eccl.L temptator oris (as TEMPT) …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Devil's tattoo — Devil Dev il, n. [AS. de[ o]fol, de[ o]ful; akin to G. ?eufel, Goth. diaba[ u]lus; all fr. L. diabolus the devil, Gr. ? the devil, the slanderer, fr. ? to slander, calumniate, orig., to throw across; ? across + ? to throw, let fall, fall; cf. Skr …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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