Simple Definition of inveigle
: to persuade (someone) to do something in a clever or deceptive way
: to get (something) in a clever or deceptive way
Examples of inveigle
She inveigled him to write the letter.
We inveigled the information from him.
Origin of inveigle
Anglo-French enveegler, aveogler, avogler to blind, hoodwink, from avogle, enveugle blind, from Medieval Latin ab oculis, literally, lacking eyes
First Known Use: 1539
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