verb (used with object), be·guiled, be·guil·ing.
Origin of beguile
Related formsbe·guile·ment, nounbe·guil·er, nounun·be·guiled, adjectiveun·be·guil·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for beguiling
The most beguiling figure in this whole drama is Rebekah Brooks—it could be said that she is the only beguiling figure.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her 2013 release Lua Ya offers a beguiling type of Korean ambient vocal music, unlike anything else I heard during the year.The Strangest and Most Surprising Recordings of 2013|Ted Gioia|December 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hawes later denied that drugs helped him play jazz—a beguiling myth that killed many of his contemporaries.
His lean arrangement of this covered-by-everyone classic leaves plenty of room for her beguiling vocals.Christmas Music Sucks (Mostly), but Here’s a Playlist of Holiday Gems|Malcolm Jones|December 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
These beguiling theories can energize or console political partisans.
So they worked, beguiling the weary hours with discussions as to what would follow the success of their project.The Fifth of November|Charles S. Bentley
It was, besides, a most beguiling peace-note, following upon the rude blasts of war.
Under a drop light he sits through long and tedious hours, beguiling his vigil with a book.Mince PieAuthor: Christopher Darlington MorleyRelease Date: October 10, 2004 [eBook #13694]|Christopher Darlington Morley
They had recently been adopting Yankee disguises, deceiving Union people, and beguiling them of damaging information.The Secret Service.|Albert D. Richardson
At last, she turned away, beguiling herself of her disappointment by saying: “The grapes are sour, and not ripe as I thought.”