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beguile


beguile

verb

Definition of BEGUILE

1
to attract or delight as if by magic <the magician effortlessly beguiled and amazed the children>
2
to cause to believe what is untrue <beguiled her into believing that yet another worthless item would enhance her life>
Antonyms undeceive
3
to lead away from a usual or proper course by offering some pleasure or advantage <was beguiled by the promise of easy money as a drug dealer>
Near Antonyms alert, caution, forewarn, ward (off), warn; drive (away or off), repulse, turn away

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