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temptation

US [tempˈteɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [temp'teɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.诱惑;引诱;煽诱人的事物
  • Web诱惑物;试探;魔道
Plural Form:temptations  
temptation
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n.
1.
[c][u]
引诱;诱惑the desire to do or have sth that you know is bad or wrong
the temptation of easy profits
轻而易举获利的诱惑
to give way to/yield to temptation
经不住诱惑
I couldn't resist the temptation to open the letter.
我抑制不住好奇心把信打开了。
Don't put temptation in her way by offering her a cigarette.
别递烟来引诱她。
2.
[c]
煽诱人的事物a thing that makes sb want to do or have sth that they know is bad or wrong
An expensive bicycle is a temptation to thieves.
高档自行车对窃贼是个诱惑。

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