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.
Often when she woke Jo found Beth reading in her well-worn little book, heard her singing softly, to beguile the sleepless night, or saw her lean her face upon her hands, while slow tears dropped through the transparent fingers, and Jo would lie watching her with thoughts too deep for tears, feeling that Beth, in her simple, unselfish way, was trying to wean herself from the dear old life, and fit herself for the life to come, by sacred words of comfort, quiet prayers, and the music she loved so well.
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?
10), Roger Ingram has significantly booked Kieren Fallon for his six-year-old gelding Beguile.
Even as it begins to fade, Comet Hale-Bopp continues to beguile skywatchers.