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irresistible

adjective
     
ir‧re‧sis‧ti‧ble
1 so attractive, desirable etc that you cannot prevent yourself from wanting it
irresistible to
Tax-cutting proposals could prove irresistible to lawmakers.
Men find Natalie irresistible.
2 too strong or powerful to be stopped or prevented:
I was overcome by an irresistible urge to cry.
irresistibly adverb

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