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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
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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