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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INVEIGLE

We will inveigle ladies fair, and wed them in our secret cavern.

He tried to inveigle me also into it, but I remained glum and silent.

My plan will be to inveigle him into going over a ferry to "see a man."

We must, by some means, inveigle him to a place where you can work your sweet pleasure on him.

Am I a Jasper that you seek thus to inveigle me into purchasing a gold-brick?

Why should Ryanne wish to inveigle him into the hands of this man Mahomed?

The countess next tried to inveigle the earl into her power.

He advises to inveigle; he condoles and sympathizes to ruin.

It is excusable to sort of inveigle a sinner into righteous paths.

Also a few uncommon words, like seignior, inveigle, plebeian.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "to blind (someone's) judgment," alteration of Middle French aveugler "delude, make blind," from Vulgar Latin *aboculus "without sight, blind," from Latin ab- "without" (see ab-) + oculus "eye" (see eye (n.)). Loan-translation of Greek ap ommaton "without eyes." Meaning "to win over by deceit, seduce" is 1530s.

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