Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


"But all the same your beauty has wiled my heart from me," he said.

Yet, for all that, when he came to practise on Kate McGhie, he wiled in vain.

The great Bunce was not to be wiled away, and was upheld in his orthodoxy by two adherents.

Learn, if possible, by what evil influence she has been wiled from her home.

Too often in Dumfries was Burns wiled into the howffs and haunts of these seasoned casks.

Had she not scared the servants off and then wiled them back?

It was a pleasant day dream that wiled away the tedium of the ride home.

He promised to marry her, of course, and wiled his way to her heart.

A stroll round the grounds, and a visit to the stud farm afterwards, wiled away the time until the dressing gong sounded.

It was a new and darling enterprise with him, and his mind and speech could not long be wiled away from the subject.