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tempt

verb [T] uk   us   /tempt/
to make someone want to have or do something, especially something that is unnecessary or wrong: The offer of free credit tempted her into buying a new car. [+ to infinitive] They tempted him to join the company by offering him a large salary and a company car.be tempted B2 to want something or to want to do something: "Did you apply for that job?" "Well, I was very tempted but in the end I decided not to." I was sorely (= very) tempted to resign after my boss was so rude to me.
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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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