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bi gahy ling

  • v  influence by slyness
  • v  attract; cause to be enamored
  • s  highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    the voice was low and beguiling
  • s  misleading by means of pleasant or alluring methods
    taken in by beguiling tales of overnight fortunes

  • She often treated her men with beguiling degrees of indulgence, pity and contempt.
  • Vicky (English stage actress Rebecca Hall, who was the beguiling pawn of two magicians in The Prestige) wrote her master's in Catalan Identity.
  • Tan's mix of professionalism and puckishness presents a charming picture to strangers, one that is no less beguiling to those who work with her every day.
News & Articles


  • David Stern in Forbes
    Jones said the screen will help fans in the upper decks feel engaged in the game, but Stern warned that such video screens "are so beguiling the fans are just going to sit there and watch the board."
  • KT Tunstall in Washington Post
    Cat Power's album quickly got under my skin,Tunstall said of Power's critically acclaimed "The Greatest." "She has one of the most beguiling voices around. `The Greatest' is an immediate classic that will never age."
  • Howard Dean in Rutland Herald
    The last letter I got from him was in August,Dean writes in a foreword to Bryant's book. "He was in Laos then and talked about how beguiling the Lao were, how gentle they were. He also wrote about the sounds of artillery shells exploding...

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