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synonyms for beguiling

  • captivating
  • charming
  • enticing
  • seductive
  • tempting
  • bewitching
  • winning
  • magnetic

antonyms for beguiling

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  • repulsive
  • actual
  • authentic
  • forthright
  • frank
  • genuine
  • honest
  • ingenuous
  • just
  • naive
  • open
  • real
  • reliable
  • sincere
  • truthful
  • upright
  • valid
  • faithful
  • loyal
  • trustworthy
  • disagreeable
  • boring
  • bothering
  • disgusting
  • repellent
  • repulsive
  • repellent
  • repulsive
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        How to use beguiling in a sentence

        Yet the good reporter must go deep beneath the beguiling artistry and trove of trophies, including a record 20 major titles — tying him for the time being with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, the other members of the sport’s so-called Big Three.
        ROGER FEDERER MAY BE OUT WITH AN INJURY, BUT HE’S PRESENT — AND FORTHCOMING — IN A NEW BOOKMICHAEL CAVNAAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
        This series of examples, in Seth’s telling, “chips away at the beguiling but unhelpful intuition that consciousness is one thing—one big scary mystery in search of one big scary solution.”
        OUR BRAINS EXIST IN A STATE OF “CONTROLLED HALLUCINATION”MATTHEW HUTSONAUGUST 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
        The effect of peace and mystery — and of peace within the mystery of a reality permanently mediated by technology — is beguiling.
        NAM JUNE PAIK PREDICTED THE INTERNET, YOUTUBE AND INSTAGRAM. BUT HE WAS MORE INTERESTING AS AN ARTIST THAN AS A PROPHET.SEBASTIAN SMEEJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
        Smart is nothing short of beguiling as Deborah Vance, a workaholic Vegas comic and onetime stand-up pioneer whose material could now use an upgrade.
        THE 10 BEST TV SHOWS FROM THE FIRST HALF OF 2021INKOO KANGJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
        Deborah is, in alternating turns, as tough and casually callous as Floyd Gerhardt, as beguiling as Laurie Blake, and — in the last few minutes of the season — as gruffly tender as Helen Fahey and as charming as Charlene Frazier.
        ‘HACKS’ DELIVERS WHAT AUDIENCES DIDN’T KNOW THEY NEEDED: JEAN SMART IN A STARRING ROLEASHLEY FETTERSJUNE 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
        Over the course of nine beguiling pieces — which seamlessly meld observation and imagination — she effects an intimacy that makes us want to sit on the rug and listen.
        JO ANN BEARD, BEST KNOWN FOR HER NEW YORKER ESSAY ABOUT A SHOOTING, RETURNS WITH A BEAUTIFUL NEW COLLECTIONSARA LIPPMANNMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
        As with the beguiling “Euphoria,” you’ll be struck by how old “Industry” can make you feel, even if you aren’t that old.
        IN HBO’S SORDID BUT WATCHABLE ‘INDUSTRY,’ THE WORLD NOW BELONGS TO THE ZUPPIESHANK STUEVERNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        All this time Ruth was quietly spending in her room, beguiling the waiting, weary hours, with pictures of the meeting at the end.
        RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
        Said Hallblithe: “Dost thou not owe me a joy in return for my beguiling?”
        THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAINWILLIAM MORRIS
        I am not far from deeming that this is a land of dreams made for my beguiling.
        THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAINWILLIAM MORRIS
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        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO BEGUILING

        • beguiling
        • bewitching
        • captivating
        • charming
        • enticing
        • magnetic
        • seductive
        • tempting
        • winning
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