inveigle


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Synonyms for inveigle

Synonyms for inveigle

to beguile or draw into a wrong or foolish course of action

Synonyms for inveigle

influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

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In the Federal Kidnapping Act, the actor in the sentence is identified as "whoever unlawfully inveigles or decoys.
The rest of you should stick to light ale and string vests while I continue my campaign to inveigle my way into the aristocracy by means of a rental titfer and a copy of Debrett's `How Not to Make a Complete Dick of Yourself in Front of Her Maj'.
Sure, one may have a couple of quibbles, notably with Cal's relationship with Collins' estranged wife Anne (Polly Walker), which strains credibility - come on, does anyone think a lowly, pasty journalist could inveigle some heat from a politician's attractive wife?
Not that he always meets with success--when he tried to inveigle his friend James Fenton into joining him on a trip up the Amazon, Fenton allegedly replied, "I would not go with you to High Wycombe.
Mind you, there were some dangerous ladies around in the private boxes, and suitably refreshed, I managed to inveigle my way in.
Let us not inveigle ourselves into thinking that political dynasties are driven by altruism or public service.
Something tells us that this British-built Honda will manage to inveigle itself into its own niche and feel quite unlike the rest of the field.
I sometimes inveigle a little honey into the mix, somewhere.
SIR - There is now proof, if any were needed, that the main driving force is fear in the sordid attempts by the Welsh Government to inveigle the Welsh language into every aspect of public life ("'Our children told off for speaking English'", Dec 19).
Just how tightly did you snuggle into your scarf as that brisk chill tried to inveigle its way into your shirt?
Or simply inveigle you to sign a fraudulent receipt overstating the discount.
Judge David Aubrey, QC, jailed Jenkins-Lind for two years, telling him: "You by trickery and flattery were seeking to inveigle your way into the space and privacy of children.
It is, of course, just another scam, dangling an occult carrot to inveigle money from the gullible.
This was when Eve Boswell seemed to think the way to inveigle a chap into a romantic encounter was to invite him to a barbecue where they could jointly indulge in Pickin' A Chicken.
Sweeney orders Hatton and Cully to step up the pressure on corrupt copper DS Gary Tate, who responds by trying to inveigle Pauline into betraying Colin and Howie.