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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 誘惑 (yuuwaku)

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Kana: ゆうわく
Kanji: 誘惑
Romaji: yuuwaku

Type: noun; verb (誘惑する)

Meaning: temptation; allurement; lure; seduction

Example sentences:

その手紙を盗み読みする誘惑に負けて、母のことは考えないことにした。
sono tegami o nusumiyomi suru yuuwaku ni makete, haha no koto wa kangaenai koto ni shita.
The temptations to read those letters was too great and I put the thought of my mother out of my mind.

誘惑なさるおつもりですか?
yuuwaku nasaru otsumori desu ka.
Are you tempting me?

誘惑 (yuuwaku)

私があの男を憎むのは、あの男が私の妻を誘惑したからです。
watashi ga ano otoko o nikumu no wa, ano otoko ga watashi no tsuma o yuuwaku shita kara desu.
I hate that man because he seduced my wife.

幾度もそうしたい誘惑にかられましたが、私があの男に手を上げたことは一度もありません。
ikudomo sou shitai yuuwaku ni kararemashita ga, watashi ga ano otoko ni te o ageta koto wa ichido mo arimasen.
Much as I may have been tempted to do so, I never lifted a hand against that man.

Similar words:

魅惑 (miwaku)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 诱惑 (yòuhuò)
Korean: 유혹 (yuhog)

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