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tr.v. be·guiled, be·guil·ing, be·guiles
1. To deceive by guile or charm: beguiled unwary investors.
2. To deprive (someone) of something by guile or deceit; cheat: a disease that has beguiled me of strength.
3. To distract the attention of; divert: "to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming" (Abraham Lincoln).
4. To amuse or charm; delight or fascinate. See Synonyms at charm.
5. To pass (time) pleasantly.
[Middle English bigilen : bi-, be- + gilen, to deceive; see guile.]
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|Noun||1.||beguilement - magnetic personal charm |
attractiveness - sexual allure
|2.||beguilement - an entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations|