beguilement


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Synonyms for beguilement

magnetic personal charm

an entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations

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Further, you may claim compensation in accordance with Article 285 of Federal Law No 5 of 1985 which states: "If a person deceives another, he shall be liable for damages for such act of beguilement.
The spirit of de Selby's footnotes has leaked into the text proper; a hyper-material enlightenment madness is brought to revelations threshold by beguilement.
Article 285 of the law states that if a person deceives another, he shall be liable for damages arising from such an act of beguilement.
A beguilement of which Odysseus himself would have been proud.
Guggenheim Museum, New York; curated by Nancy Spector) Amid all the performance-oriented work in New York this year, Sehgal's show was a masterstroke of beguilement and detachment.
In the language of the place, such a confluence is spoken of as a mohona--a strangely seductive word, wrapped in many layers of beguilement.
not to grumble at the age in which I happen to have been born" nevertheless confesses to "an inborn beguilement which carries my affection and regret continually into an imagined past" (34).
Breaking from the religion of one's parents is difficult enough without the beguilement of a truly entertaining preacher.
Tatiana, Mary, and Vera are all subjected to a literary seduction; their seducers are both self-fashioned and perceived as incarnations of novelistic anti-heroes, and their beguilement functions as a series of enacted ambiguities and behavioural and semantic puzzles, drawing them in and seducing them just as a complex and ambiguous novel would, and as these two novels seduce their readers.
experiences romance, beguilement, lust, and heartbreak in his encounters with the company's 'adventuress', but then finds a more enduring happiness with the rising ingenue.
Because Siegfried ignores the possibility that he is being duped, the beguilement succeeds.
That foursome clearly walked off with the evening's award for energetic beguilement in the opening Jolson role; in the third offering, a svelte, ingratiating "Bidin' My Time"; and in the first half's closing, "I Got Rhythm.
A tobacco ad that postures family values and social well-being is precisely the sort of beguilement that causes us to take White's analysis so seriously.
Did I come for instruction, for my own beguilement, or simply as a duty and out of convention?