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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They allegedly inveigled the Sunland manager into believing that a plot had been booked and registered in his name and that Dh44.1 million was needed C to cede it.
Minor nations, in their own quest for military prestige, may have inveigled the great powers and their munitions dealers to participate in activities that statesmen would otherwise have clearly eschewed.
And, guys, here's the rub: the days are long gone when a woman could be palmed off with a sub-standard product, inveigled to pay over the odds for a gadget or placated when things go wrong with a metaphorical pat on the head.
There are any number of interesting horses and a wealth of scenarios in which they might be inveigled. In short, this is a barnstorming Classic.
"He had a vast knowledge and a skeptical mind, so he wasn't easily inveigled by scientists who were making unwarranted claims.
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.
Of President Bush the magazine said: 'He has inveigled himself into British life like no other world leader.
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.
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.
Wills, like most other cases under the Act concerned with "the scope of jurisdiction for kidnappings accomplished through deceit," was focused primarily on whether the victim had been "inveigled" or "decoyed." (190) In line with precedent, Wills recognized that kidnappings by inveiglement and decoy were punishable under the Act.
Along the way Johnson inveigled some three dozen friends and acquaintances into posing in various locations while wearing a hand-made ``mer suit,'' consisting of a fabric tail and cardboard fin.
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."
There is also group singing of "Happy Birthday," and aud members are inveigled on-stage as tasters and as members of two teams competing to make dumplings.
"Through a web of lies and deception, Michael Swango inveigled his way into the confidence of hospital administrators across the country and world," Loretta E.