inveigle definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To conquer by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk. See Synonyms at appeal.
    • To obtain by cajolery: inveigled a free pass to museum.
    • to guide astray just as if blind; to sway to something bad by deceptive arts or flattery; to entice; to insnare; to seduce; to wheedle.
  • verb:
    • to convert, persuade or win over with flattery or wiles
    • to obtain through guile or cunning
    • influence or desire by mild urging, caressing, or flattering
  • others:
    • to guide astray by simply making blind on truth or even to consequences; mislead by deception; entice into infraction of responsibility, propriety, or self-interest: today typically with into.
    • Synonyms To cajole, beguile, lure, insnare, decoy.

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