HyperDic: beguile

English > 2 senses of the word beguile:
VERBsocialbeguile, juggle, hoodwinkinfluence by slyness
emotionbeguile, capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchantattract
beguile > pronunciation
Soundsbihgay'l
Rhymesaisle ... worthwhile: 64 rhymes with ayl...
English > beguile: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningInfluence by slyness.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsjuggle, hoodwink
Broadercheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
Spanishengatusar
Nounsbeguilersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
English > beguile: 2 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningattract; cause to be enamored.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to beguile Sue
Synonymscapture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant
Narrowerholdhold the attention of
workgratify and charm, usually in order to influence
Broaderattract, appealBe attractive to
Spanishcaptar, capturar, cautivar, conquistar, deleitar, enamorar, encantar, fascinar
Catalancaptar, captivar, capturar, delectar, embruixar, enamorar, encantar, encisar, extasiar, fascinar, fetillar, seduir
Nounsbeguilementmagnetic personal charm
beguilera person who charms others (usually by personal attractiveness)

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