verb (used with object), in·vei·gled, in·vei·gling.
Origin of inveigle
Synonyms for inveigle
Related Words for inveiglementallurement, ambush, appeal, attraction, bait, bribe, call, camouflage, come-on, decoy, delusion, draw, enticement, fake, gimmick, hook, illusion, incentive, inducement, invitation
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Historical Examples of inveiglement
Erma, then, has not been a party to the inveiglement of this young man?Overshadowed
Sutton E. Griggs
Word Origin for inveigle
late 15c., "to blind (someone's) judgment," alteration of Middle French aveugler "delude, make blind," from Vulgar Latin *aboculus "without sight, blind," from Latin ab- "without" (see ab-) + oculus "eye" (see eye (n.)). Loan-translation of Greek ap ommaton "without eyes." Meaning "to win over by deceit, seduce" is 1530s.