: to while away especially by some agreeable occupation; also : divert 2
: to engage the interest of by or as if by guile
Examples of BEGUILE
- She was cunning enough to beguile her classmates into doing the work for her.
- They were beguiled into thinking they'd heard the whole story.
- Almost everything in the quaint little town beguiles, from its architecture to its art to its people.
- He beguiled the audience with his smooth and seductive voice.
First Known Use of BEGUILE
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