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1. beguile

verb. ['bɪˈgaɪl'] attract; cause to be enamored.

Synonyms

  • enchant
  • fascinate
  • entrance
  • work
  • becharm
  • trance
  • enamor
  • catch
  • enamour
  • captivate
  • appeal
  • hold
  • bewitch
  • capture
  • attract

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • unattractiveness
  • unspell
  • disenchant

Etymology

  • be- (English)
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • guile (English)
  • gile (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Beguile

  • versatile
  • worthwhile
  • vantuyl
  • restyle
  • panfile
  • monteil
  • marseille
  • kurzweil
  • hostile
  • compile
  • soleil
  • revile
  • refile
  • nevile
  • mikhail
  • fertile
  • delisle
  • argyll
  • while
  • trial
  • style
  • stile
  • smile
  • awhile
  • zile
  • wyle
  • wile
  • weill
  • weil
  • vile

2. beguile

verb. ['bɪˈgaɪl'] influence by slyness.

Synonyms

  • cheat
  • hoodwink
  • juggle
  • chisel

Antonyms

  • bore
  • studio
  • idle
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • be- (English)
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • guile (English)
  • gile (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word beguile


1. Verb, base form
On bidding website eBay, a story about certificates may beguile newbies into a purchase, but you'll compete with cut-rate sellers.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Martha Washington, or regal, geraniums (Pelargonium x domesticum) beguile with their textured leaves and showy flowers, which come in a rainbow of colors.

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