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in·vei·gle

 (ĭn-vā′gəl, -vē′-)
tr.v. in·vei·gled, in·vei·gling, in·vei·gles
1. To win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk: He inveigled a friend into becoming his tennis partner.
2. To obtain by cajolery: inveigled a free pass to the museum.

[Middle English envegle, alteration of Old French aveugler, to blind, from aveugle, blind, from Vulgar Latin *aboculus : Latin ab-, away from; see ab-1 + Latin oculus, eye (probably translation of Gaulish exsops : exs-, from + ops, eye); see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

in·vei′gle·ment n.
in·vei′gler n.

inveigle

(ɪnˈviːɡəl; -ˈveɪ-)
vb
(tr; often foll by into or an infinitive) to lead (someone into a situation) or persuade (to do something) by cleverness or trickery; cajole: to inveigle customers into spending more.
[C15: from Old French avogler to blind, deceive, from avogle blind, from Medieval Latin ab oculis without eyes]
inˈveiglement n
inˈveigler n

in•vei•gle

(ɪnˈveɪ gəl, -ˈvi-)

v.t. -gled, -gling.
1. to entice or lure by artful talk or inducements.
2. to acquire by beguiling talk or methods: to inveigle a door pass from the usher.
[1485–95; variant of envegle < Anglo-French enveogler=en- en-1 + Old French (a)vogler to blind]
in•vei′gle•ment, n.
in•vei′gler, n.

inveigle


Past participle: inveigled
Gerund: inveigling

Imperative
inveigle
inveigle
Present
I inveigle
you inveigle
he/she/it inveigles
we inveigle
you inveigle
they inveigle
Preterite
I inveigled
you inveigled
he/she/it inveigled
we inveigled
you inveigled
they inveigled
Present Continuous
I am inveigling
you are inveigling
he/she/it is inveigling
we are inveigling
you are inveigling
they are inveigling
Present Perfect
I have inveigled
you have inveigled
he/she/it has inveigled
we have inveigled
you have inveigled
they have inveigled
Past Continuous
I was inveigling
you were inveigling
he/she/it was inveigling
we were inveigling
you were inveigling
they were inveigling
Past Perfect
I had inveigled
you had inveigled
he/she/it had inveigled
we had inveigled
you had inveigled
they had inveigled
Future
I will inveigle
you will inveigle
he/she/it will inveigle
we will inveigle
you will inveigle
they will inveigle
Future Perfect
I will have inveigled
you will have inveigled
he/she/it will have inveigled
we will have inveigled
you will have inveigled
they will have inveigled
Future Continuous
I will be inveigling
you will be inveigling
he/she/it will be inveigling
we will be inveigling
you will be inveigling
they will be inveigling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inveigling
you have been inveigling
he/she/it has been inveigling
we have been inveigling
you have been inveigling
they have been inveigling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inveigling
you will have been inveigling
he/she/it will have been inveigling
we will have been inveigling
you will have been inveigling
they will have been inveigling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inveigling
you had been inveigling
he/she/it had been inveigling
we had been inveigling
you had been inveigling
they had been inveigling
Conditional
I would inveigle
you would inveigle
he/she/it would inveigle
we would inveigle
you would inveigle
they would inveigle
Past Conditional
I would have inveigled
you would have inveigled
he/she/it would have inveigled
we would have inveigled
you would have inveigled
they would have inveigled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.inveigle - influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
persuade - cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
soft-soap - persuade someone through flattery
browbeat, bully, swagger - discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate

inveigle

noun coax, persuade, lure, manipulate, manoeuvre, seduce, entice, lead on, beguile, allure, cajole, ensnare, bamboozle (informal), entrap, wheedle, sweet-talk (informal) She inveigles him into a plot to swindle the old lady.

inveigle

verb
To beguile or draw into a wrong or foolish course of action:
Idiom: lead astray.
Translations
svéstvymámit

inveigle

[ɪnˈviːgl] VT she inveigled him up to her roomlo indujo mañosamente a subir a su habitación
to inveigle sb into doing sthinducir a algn mediante engaño a que haga algo
he let himself be inveigled into itse dejó inducir a ello
he was inveigled into the duke's servicefue inducido hábilmente a entrar a servir al duque

inveigle

[ɪnˈviːgəl ɪnˈveɪgəl] vt
to inveigle sb into sth → convaincre qn de s'embarquer dans qch
customers whom they wish to inveigle into some new credit scheme → des clients qu'ils aimeraient convaincre de s'embarquer dans un nouveau crédit

inveigle

vt (liter)verleiten (into zu); (= lure)locken; to inveigle somebody into doing somethingjdn dazu verleiten or verlocken, etw zu tun

inveigle

[ɪnˈviːgl] vt to inveigle sb into (doing) sthcircuire qn per fargli/farle fare qc
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Pip, there are about seven hundred thieves in this town who know all about that watch; there's not a man, a woman, or a child, among them, who wouldn't identify the smallest link in that chain, and drop it as if it was red-hot, if inveigled into touching it.
Yes, but it was still more the fault of the traitor who, in order to separate him from his master, and detain the latter at Hong Kong, had inveigled him into getting drunk
I deemed that the hero Deiphobus was by my side, but he is within the wall, and Minerva has inveigled me; death is now indeed exceedingly near at hand and there is no way out of it--for so Jove and his son Apollo the far-darter have willed it, though heretofore they have been ever ready to protect me.
That same night the perfidious Typees, who had thus inveigled her into their fatal bay, flocked aboard the doomed vessel by hundreds, and at a given signal murdered every soul on board.
The Canadian traders, for a long time, had troublesome competitors in the British merchants of New York, who inveigled the Indian hunters and the coureurs des bois to their posts, and traded with them on more favorable terms.
And then she inveigled Sheldon into agreeing that she could take occasional cruises in the islands, though he was adamant when it came to a recruiting trip on Malaita.
This ruse worked well for some time, but finally the Folk no longer were inveigled into showing themselves.
Matthew was there, having been inveigled into the party only goodness and Anne knew how.
She described with the most vivid minuteness the agonies of the country families whom he had ruined-- the sons whom he had plunged into dishonour and poverty--the daughters whom he had inveigled into perdition.
Only hard times had compelled his consent, and, now that she looked back, almost had she inveigled him into consenting.
Body number four, under dreary pretences of being droll (when it was very melancholy indeed), made the shallowest pretences of concealing pitfalls of knowledge, into which it was the duty of these babies to be smuggled and inveigled.
Reflects a certain 'Mortimer', another of Veneering's oldest friends; who never was in the house before, and appears not to want to come again, who sits disconsolate on Mrs Veneering's left, and who was inveigled by Lady Tippins (a friend of his boyhood) to come to these people's and talk, and who won't talk.