to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude.
to take away from by cheating or deceiving (usually followed by of):
to be beguiled of money.
to charm or divert:
a multitude of attractions to beguile the tourist.
to pass (time) pleasantly:
beguiling the long afternoon with a good book.
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charming or fascinating
using slyness to delude someone
verb (transitive) -guiles, -guiling, -guiled
to charm; fascinate
to delude; influence by slyness
often foll by of or out of. to deprive (someone) of something by trickery; cheat (someone) of
to pass pleasantly; while away
a Beghard. noun another word for Beghard
a dance in bolero rhythm that originated in Martinique. a modern social dance based on the beguine. music for either of these dances. a member of a lay sisterhood, founded in Liège in the 12th century. Contemporary Examples Interview: T Bone Burnett, the Coen Brothers’ Music Guru Andrew Romano December 12, 2013 Interview: T Bone […]
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in / on behalf of, as a representative of or a proxy for: On behalf of my colleagues, I address you tonight. in / on someone’s behalf, in the interest or aid of (someone): He interceded in my behalf. Contemporary Examples Romney’s Game Plan Tucker Carlson November 2, 2008 My Gloria Allred Nightmare Tricia Romano […]