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In any case they must be taken for what they are: a beguilement of lone moments of leisure.

In her tones was beguilement, in her eyes the lure of an evil thing.

Ministers in turn have defensively adopted the arts of beguilement, varied by an exercise of the police.

He began with the arts of beguilement, and left nothing undone to win the confidence and affection of the Toledan nobles.

An interesting couple for the beguilement of a voyage: she so beautifully moderates his irascible incisiveness!

He had so far been the victim of the sex, and in his own small way had suffered scorn and beguilement enough.

How abounding in beguilement are all his words, like lovers' sidelong glances, and honey of Hybla to the tongue!

But she is deceived by her own false valuation; she can only see herself in the image that she makes for the beguilement of man.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from be- + guile (v.). Related: Beguiled; beguiling.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BEGUILEMENT

amusement

nounentertaining, making someone laugh
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