beguile Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"beguile" in British English

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beguileverb [T]

uk   us   /bɪˈɡaɪl/ literary
to ​persuade, ​attract, or ​interest someone, sometimes in ​order to ​deceive them : He was ​completely beguiled by her ​beauty. The ​salesman beguiled him intobuying a ​car he didn't ​want.
(Definition of beguile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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beguileverb [T]

 us   /bɪˈɡɑɪl/
literature to ​charm, ​attract, or ​interest, sometimes in ​order to ​deceive: I had to show I was not beguiled by his good ​looks.
beguiling
adjective  us   /bɪˈɡɑɪ·lɪŋ/
a beguiling ​smile
(Definition of beguile from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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