beguile (v.) Old form(s): beguild , be-guil'd , beguil'd
charm, captivate, bewitch
E3 II.i.79[King Edward to Lodowick] the strains of poets' wit / Beguile and ravish soft and human minds
KL II.ii.108[disguised Kent to Cornwall] He that beguiled you in a plain accent was a plain knave
Luc.1404[of Nestor in a painting of Troy] Making such sober action with his hand / That it beguiled attention
Oth I.iii.66[Duke to Brabantio] Whoe'er he be that ... / Hath thus beguiled your daughter of herself
Oth IV.i.97[Iago to himself] 'tis the strumpet's plague / To beguile many and be beguiled by one
Ven.1144[Venus to dead Adonis, of love] The bottom poison, and the top o'erstrawed / With sweets that shall the truest sight beguile
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