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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(218) As a result, to inveigle or decoy a victim across state lines, there must be "restraint," there must be some level of control and there must be either accompaniment or a threat.
Said journalist was next seen pretending to be a relative of Whittaker's so he could inveigle himself into the care home of her dementia-sufferer Dad - something no regional reporter would ever do, for both ethical reasons and the fact you might Jodie Whittaker in Trust Me as well set fire to your contacts book - your professional reputation in the community would most certainly be in ashes as a result.
Always have, since I was a child and we had to play musical chairs (now mercifully banned by Elfin Safety) and spar with someone's faintly sinister uncle, who would desperately try to inveigle us into saying a forbidden word like "sausages".
Only one set already knows each other: the ditzy Amor (Silke) is trying to inveigle her diffident bartender b.f.
Mind you, there were some dangerous ladies around in the private boxes, and suitably refreshed, I managed to inveigle my way in.
And thus, properly masked in 'Puppeteer,' Toti and his Other Self, pointing at each other, inveigle the viewer into identifying the real puppet or puppeteer.
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.
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).
I sometimes inveigle a little honey into the mix, somewhere.
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.
Just how tightly did you snuggle into your scarf as that brisk chill tried to inveigle its way into your shirt?
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.
Entryism, the accusation being levelled in the Perry Barr and Ladywood constituency party, is only likely to occur if those attempting to inveigle their way into a political party believe they can get something for themselves or their supporters - namely influence and power.
It is, of course, just another scam, dangling an occult carrot to inveigle money from the gullible.