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  Definition of temptation
  1. the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire; "his enticements were shameless"
  2. something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
  3. the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid; "he felt the temptation and his will power weakened"
Similar Words: enticement

 

Hyponyms: blandishment, wheedling, leading astray, leading off, seduction, solicitation, allurement, forbidden fruit, bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetener

 

Derivational Morphology: entice, lure, tempt, charm, influence, invite, allure

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 誘惑   Danish: fristelse  
Dutch: verleiding   Finnish: kiusaus  
French: tentation   German: Versuchung  
Hebrew: פיתוי   Hungarian: kísértés  
Italian: tentazione   Japanese: 誘惑  
Korean: 유혹   Portuguese: tentação  
Romanian: ispită   Russian: искушение  
Spanish: tentación   Swedish: frestelse  
 
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