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  • v  influence by slyness
  • v  attract; cause to be enamored
  • s  filled with wonder and delight

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • If youre not thoroughly beguiled by now, you are excused from class and may return to meditating on Janet Jacksons steel-spangled nipple.
News & Articles

  • 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...        
    June 27, 2013 - Boston Globe

  • Nigel Simeon McCulloch in BBC News
    Bishop of Manchester the Rt Rev Nigel McCulloch said Labour was "beguiled by money" and "morally corrupt".
  • Warren Buffett in Austin American-Statesman
    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."
  • Woody Allen in MovieWeb
    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."

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