beguile


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to cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

to please greatly or irresistibly

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I know the Sheriff has devised it to beguile us archers into some treachery."
Another purpose of this issue is to show the key tactics the media employ to beguile the public.
He wrote, "I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a lost so overwhelming, but I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save."
As Homer wrote, "Wine can of their wits the wise beguile," but what of the grapes that make the wine--or rather, the pesticides with which they are treated?
An accomplished director, writer and (duh) raconteur, Reilly will beguile ye with theatrical tales told out of school, Aug.
On the same card in the Greater Yarmouth For Great Holidays Selling Handicap (3.10), Roger Ingram has significantly booked Kieren Fallon for his six-year-old gelding Beguile. Third to Moon At Night last time in a Brighton handicap, he is now dropped to selling class and must have more than a squeak in this lowly event.
"One of those very special books that pays tribute without gushing, is truthful but never grim, and manages to beguile without fantasizing....
Even as it begins to fade, Comet Hale-Bopp continues to beguile skywatchers.