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Spanish translation of “tempt”

tempt

verb /tempt/
to (try to) persuade or attract to do something; to make (someone) want to do (something)
tentar
The sunshine tempted them (to go) out.
temptation noun the act of tempting
tentación
the temptation of Christ (by the Devil).
something that tempts
tentación
He was surrounded by temptations.
tempter noun (feminine temptress) a person who tempts.
tentador; tentadora
tempting adjective attractive
tentador
That cake looks tempting.
temptingly adverb
tentadoramente, de manera tentadora
The freshly baked bread smelt temptingly good.
be tempted (to do something) to think that it would be pleasant, interesting etc to do (something)
estar tentado
I’m tempted to go to the party.
(Definition of tempt from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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