Thesaurus / inveigle
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
No, sir; the policy is to inveigle the people of the North into civil war, by masking the design in smooth and ambiguous terms.
A REPORT OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE SECRET SESSIONS OF THE CONFERENCE CONVENTIONLUCIUS EUGENE CHITTENDEN
Thus the German princess always endeavoured to inveigle the friends of the people.
I have spent them in the company of villains, who, for some purpose of their own, are striving to inveigle me in their plots.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
If I could only inveigle my tormentors into the trap, they might be caught there longer than they liked.
THE PASSENGER FROM CALAISARTHUR GRIFFITHS
After vainly trying to inveigle Locke into a fault, the government resolved to punish him without one.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Through Nib, Anice contrived to inveigle Jud into conversation and make him forget his overwhelming confusion.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Again and again I saw him there preening his feathers, and once or twice I tried to inveigle him into betraying his secret.
A RAMBLER'S LEASEBRADFORD TORREY
They "hurry away from the educated, as not fit subjects of their imposition, and inveigle the rustic."
He opened correspondence with Norby, hoping to inveigle him into a conference in Stockholm.
THE SWEDISH REVOLUTION UNDER GUSTAVUS VASAPAUL BARRON WATSON
They were watching you outside the window, and I was sent to inveigle you out, that they might shoot you.
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