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beguile (v.)

"delude by artifice," early 13c., from be- + guile (v.). Meaning "entertain with passtimes" is by 1580s (compare the sense evolution of amuse). Related: Beguiled; beguiling.

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Definitions of beguile from WordNet

beguile (v.)
influence by slyness;
Synonyms: juggle / hoodwink
beguile (v.)
attract; cause to be enamored;
Synonyms: capture / enamour / trance / catch / becharm / enamor / captivate / charm / fascinate / bewitch / entrance / enchant
From wordnet.princeton.edu