Definition of beguile verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    beguile

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//bɪˈɡaɪl//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they beguile
     
    he / she / it beguiles
     
    past simple beguiled
     
    -ing form beguiling
     
     
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  1. 1beguile somebody (into doing something) to trick someone into doing something, especially by being nice to them She beguiled them into believing her version of events.
  2. 2beguile somebody to attract or interest someone He was beguiled by her beauty. The tapestries continue to beguile all those who visit the cathedral.
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