Inveigled
Inveigle In*vei"gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inveigled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inveigling}.] [Prob. fr. F. aveugler to blind, to delude, OF. aveugler, avugler, avegler, fr. F. aveugle blind, OF. aveugle, avugle, properly, without eyes, fr. L. ab + oculus eye. The pref. in- seems to have been substituted for a- taken as the pref. F. [`a], L. ad. See {Ocular}.] To lead astray as if blind; to persuade to something evil by deceptive arts or flattery; to entice; to insnare; to seduce; to wheedle. [1913 Webster]

Yet have they many baits and guileful spells To inveigle and invite the unwary sense. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • inveigle — transitive verb (inveigled; inveigling) Etymology: Anglo French enveegler, aveogler, avogler to blind, hoodwink, from avogle, enveugle blind, from Medieval Latin ab oculis, literally, lacking eyes Date: 1539 1. to win over by wiles ; entice 2. to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Inveiglement — In*vei gle*ment, n. The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled; that which inveigles; enticement; seduction. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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