beguile

Part of speech: verb

To deceive; amuse.

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Usage examples "beguile":

  1. I also send you my last book, the " Varieties of Religious Experience," which may some time beguile an hour. - "The Letters of William James, Vol. II", William James.
  2. Indeed they are quite cunning and crafty in their effort to beguile the unwary. - "The Red Conspiracy", Joseph J. Mereto.
  3. Anne betrothed to one who even in fiery youth can thus beguile and dupe! - "The Last Of The Barons, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.