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

  • But at his trial, Hitler beguiled the populace with orations for restoring German greatness.
  • Don't expect to be beguiled by A Good Year.
  • Miles is beguiled by her beauty and cunning, and she might be attracted to him, if he hadn't weaseled her out of a fortune and if she weren't about to marry a Texas zillionaire .
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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