verb (used with object), be·guiled, be·guil·ing.
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Origin of beguile
OTHER WORDS FROM beguilebe·guile·ment, nounbe·guil·er, nounun·be·guiled, adjectiveun·be·guil·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for beguile
Its basic properties have beguiled curious minds as far back as Plato and Aristotle.Tetrahedron Solutions Finally Proved Decades After Computer Search|Kevin Hartnett|February 2, 2021|Quanta Magazine
“If we get one mission there, Venus will beguile the world and more will follow,” Dyar says.Three ways scientists could search for life on Venus|Charlie Wood|October 1, 2020|Popular Science
The term remains a handy tag we stick on deeds which in our beguilement or cowardice we cannot or will not confront.Senseless. Evil. Silver Linings. Our Misguided Terms of Terror.|William Giraldi|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The first annual Doha Tribeca Film Festival was an ambitious beguilement.
The first-annual Doha Tribeca Film Festival was an ambitious beguilement.
Then followed much similar feminine beguilement; the faculty for which seems to be rather increased by the Jordan bath.
"Don't go," said Esther, in a conventional prettiness, but no such beguilement as she had wafted through the telephone.The Prisoner|Alice Brown
The few sous spent upon such beguilement of long winter nights were most likely economized by some little deprivation.East of Paris|Matilda Betham-Edwards
In any case they must be taken for what they are: a beguilement of lone moments of leisure.Monumental Java|J. F. Scheltema
How abounding in beguilement are all his words, like lovers' sidelong glances, and honey of Hybla to the tongue!The Last Miracle|M. P. Shiel