inveigling


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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.
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inveigling

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The system of inveigling continues, I believe, to this day.
Callicrates and other popular leaders became mercenary instruments for inveigling their countrymen.
Come, come, Bunny, there wasn't much inveigling about it," said he.
To her was due the inveigling of his mother into making a neighborhood call so that they could have the house to themselves.
His parents now live in the sunny climes of the Languedoc and act as the restaurant's research team, tweeting Cai pictures of food and inveigling recipes out of French chefs.
The police, on a tipoff, raided commercial area of Rawalpindi and nabbed a fivemember gang involved in inveigling young girls and boys into affection through Facebook.