succumb to temptation

succumb to temptation
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  • succumb to temptation — be seduced, be enticed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • temptation — n. 1) to overcome, resist temptation 2) to be exposed to, face temptation 3) to succumb to temptation 4) to place, put temptation in smb. s way 5) irresistible, strong temptation * * * [temp teɪʃ(ə)n] face temptation put temptation in smb. s way… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • succumb — [[t]səkʌ̱m[/t]] succumbs, succumbing, succumbed 1) VERB If you succumb to temptation or pressure, you do something that you want to do, or that other people want you to do, although you feel it might be wrong. [FORMAL] [V to n] Don t succumb to… …   English dictionary

  • succumb — verb (I) formal 1 to stop opposing someone or something that is stronger than you, and allow them to take control: After an intense artillery bombardment the town finally succumbed. | succumb to temptation: Gina finally succumbed to temptation… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • succumb — intransitive verb Etymology: French & Latin; French succomber, from Latin succumbere, from sub + cumbere to lie down; akin to Latin cubare to lie Date: 1604 1. to yield to superior strength or force or overpowering appeal or desire < succumb to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • succumb — ► VERB 1) fail to resist (pressure, temptation, etc.). 2) die from the effect of a disease or injury. ORIGIN Latin succumbere, from sub under + a verb related to cubare to lie …   English terms dictionary

  • succumb — UK [səˈkʌm] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms succumb : present tense I/you/we/they succumb he/she/it succumbs present participle succumbing past tense succumbed past participle succumbed formal 1) to lose your ability to fight against someone… …   English dictionary

  • temptation */*/ — UK [tempˈteɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [uncountable] Word forms temptation : singular temptation plural temptations a) a strong feeling of wanting to have or to do something, especially something that is bad for you temptation to do something: The… …   English dictionary

  • succumb — suc|cumb [səˈkʌm] v [i]formal [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: succomber, from Latin succumbere, from sub ( SUB ) + cumbere to lie down ] 1.) to stop opposing someone or something that is stronger than you, and allow them to take control =… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • temptation — temp|ta|tion [ temp teıʃn ] noun count or uncount ** a strong feeling of wanting to have or do something, especially something that is bad for you: temptation to do something: The temptation to gamble is great, so he stays home. give… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • temptation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great, huge, overwhelming, strong ▪ irresistible ▪ constant ▪ sexual …   Collocations dictionary


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