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tempt

verb [T]  us   /tempt/
to encourage someone to want to have or do something, esp. something wrong: I’m trying to diet – don’t tempt me with that cake!
tempting
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈtemp·tɪŋ/
Any free offer is always tempting.
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Translations of “tempt”
in Arabic يُغْري…
in Korean 유혹하다, 부추기다…
in Malaysian mendorong…
in French tenter…
in Turkish özendirmek, teşvik etmek, imrendirmek…
in Italian tentare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 引誘,誘惑…
in Russian уговаривать, склонять…
in Polish kusić, wabić…
in Vietnamese xúi giục…
in Spanish tentar…
in Portuguese tentar…
in Thai ทำให้อยาก…
in German verlocken…
in Catalan temptar…
in Japanese ~を誘惑する, そそのかす…
in Indonesian menggoda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 引诱,诱惑…
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