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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CHILD ABUSER: Fr Clonan inveigled his way into the lives of the victim's family, the High Court hearing was told
Of President Bush the magazine said: 'He has inveigled himself into British life like no other world leader.
His was a vile and shocking crime,made all the more unpleasant by the fact that he had inveigled himself into such a position of trust.
Ponsonby was inveigled into the challenge at the amateur riders' dance.
Later, Pulling is inveigled into following Augusta to darkest Paraguay and a new life as an international smuggler.
With the help of brief biographies of the libertine authors, of a superb and imaginative chronology of eighteenth-century France (1697, birth of Prevost, to 1825, death of Denon), and of extremely informative notes (the books one is referred to constitute a veritable library of eighteenth-century studies), even the most languid reader is inveigled to understand, hence to enjoy, the parade of somewhat decrepit shockers which used to be kept behind glass doors in our wicked uncles' dens (surely the right word).
1997) (victim was inveigled into accompanying kidnapper); United States v.
Historians believe that the most likely scenario is that Catesby, acting under Cecil's direction, inveigled a number of gullible Catholic "blades" into a hare-brained plot, which was later used as a pretext to suppress Catholicism in England.
For the millennium, he persuaded, cajoled and inveigled composers to write and performers to perform more than 60 new works by Canadians across the country.
Finally, Ludmila Ulitskaya unravels the figure of a modern Penelope, deftly capturing the pathos of one repeatedly inveigled by the convincing designs of other women's lies, perhaps standing for all of us subject to the enchantment of a well-told tale.
If you will pardon the sleight sir, you reign over us like a cruel sheik, while we are mere villeins to be inveigled and kept under constant surveillance.
The magazine said: "He has inveigled himself into British life like no other world leader.
Yugoslavia's Josef Tito, for example, inveigled America into giving him aid money, and then pointed to the American fleet just off his coast if the Soviets thought about invading.
Gould had inveigled himself into the good graces of the Boxing Commission and persuaded them to permit Braddock a one-off fight-- another tune-up bout with an up-and-coming midwestern heavyweight named "Corn" Griffin.
A "cool, fusty smell" of grape inveigled the senses much like what happens when Marcel visits a public pavilion at the beginning of Ala recherche--hinting at the "pleasure of a different kind from other pleasures" set to unfold.