Use the word "tempt" when a person feels a strong desire to do something. This desire may force a decision that goes against a personal knowledge of what is right or wrong, healthy or unhealthy, safe or dangerous. People are tempted by desire every day:
I felt tempted to have another piece of cheesecake even though I knew it would ruin my diet.
Sean is tempted to leave the company he works for and find a different job.
Big and quick financial gains tempt investors to take risks in the stock market.
It’s tempting to believe that English can be learned in some way that is fast and easy, but that’s a false belief.
Laura and Scott are tempted to buy a luxury car like a Mercedes, but they know they should buy something more practical like a Toyota Camry.
The people who want to buy the house have made a very tempting offer.
The word "temptation" is a noun.
You should resist the temptation to take the easy way out of certain difficult situations.It’s better to take care of a problem properly.
The temptation to take the money and run was strong, but Kevin knew it was the wrong thing to do, so he didn’t.
We are faced with temptations every day.
A person who has a strong will can resist a temptation.