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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of inveigle.

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Examples

  • "You will excuse me, miss, but I never 'inveigled' him, as you say.

    The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales

  • I did not even know of the break he had inveigled the forty lifers into planning.

    Chapter 2

  • He also inveigled the father of Tukeliketa into the game.

    A HYPERBOREAN BREW

  • Even then it was hard work, but they kept him befuddled for several days, and finally inveigled him into buying No. 29 for $750.

    The Gold Hunters of the North

  • Only hard times had compelled his consent, and, now that she looked back, almost had she inveigled him into consenting.

    CHAPTER XIV

  • I had just finished sweeping the cabin, and had been inveigled by Wolf

    Chapter 12

  • And I have never been inveigled into another beer bust.

    Chapter 27

  • This ruse worked well for some time, but finally the Folk no longer were inveigled into showing themselves.

    CHAPTER XVII

  • And then she inveigled Sheldon into agreeing that she could take occasional cruises in the islands, though he was adamant when it came to a recruiting trip on Malaita.

    Chapter 13

  • Quinn had found out where Bergholz lived, then inveigled his outlying neighbors to put up his lawn signs, leading Bergholz to believe that Quinn had far more support than he had.

    William Bradley: Brown in Command, Boxer Holding on, A Big Green Victory in the Making

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  • "It had been a very happy day for my grandmother, almost as happy a time as the evening she'd inveigled Bill into speaking at the Descendants meeting." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • to obtain something by persuading somebody to give it

    She inveigled an introduction to my actor friend.

    August 1, 2009