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Definition of inveigle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



inveigle somebody/yourself (into something/into doing something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they inveigle
he / she / it inveigles
past simple inveigled
-ing form inveigling
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to achieve control over someone in a dishonest but skillful way, especially so that they will do what you want He inveigled himself into her affections (= dishonestly made her love him).
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: inveigle