beguiled beguiled  /bɪ ˈɡaɪld/


  • (adj) filled with wonder and delight


  1. If youre not thoroughly beguiled by now, you are excused from class and may return to meditating on Janet Jacksons steel-spangled nipple.
  2. But gradually, Padme, beguiled by Anakin's quick wit and impressed by his martial skills, comes to realize that they are destined to be together.
  3. The author of several novels that beguiled the literati once upon a time, he now has no agent--so he feels he has to promote himself, even to his own family.


  • David McCullough settles into Boston

    Photographs by Eric RothAuthor and historian David McCullough and his wife, Rosalee, call Bostons Back Bay home as they settle into an apartment they refurbished and furnished with Boston designer Mike Witt. By Estelle Bond Guralnick Readers beguiled by the...        
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  1. Bishop of Manchester the Rt Rev Nigel McCulloch said Labour was "beguiled by money" and "morally corrupt".
    on Dec 27, 2008 By: Nigel Simeon McCulloch Source: BBC News

  2. In his 1996 letter to shareholders, Buffett wrote that he was "beguiled by the company's long history of profitable operations, and by the protection that ownership of a senior security seemingly offered me."
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: Warren Buffett Source: Austin American-Statesman

  3. In his article about Ingmar Bergman, who died last month at age 89, Woody Allen recalled Bergman as "a warm, amusing, joking character, insecure about his immense gifts, beguiled by the ladies."
    on Aug 13, 2007 By: Woody Allen Source: MovieWeb

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