Definitions

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  • adjective filled with wonder and delight.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of beguile.

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  • adjective filled with wonder and delight

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ishaq: 442 "By Muhammad's order we 'beguiled' them.".

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Gordon Brown has been 'beguiled' with his ambitions into making London the global centre of Islamic banking .......

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Public Defender Steve McCrohan argued that second-degree murder charges were more appropriate in this particular incident saying that Heath Johnston did not act deliberately or with intent, but rather was "beguiled" and "begged", by Sam Johnston, to shoot him.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

  • Public Defender Steve McCrohan argued that second-degree murder charges were more appropriate in this particular incident saying that Heath Johnston did not act deliberately or with intent, but rather was "beguiled" and "begged", by Sam Johnston, to shoot him.

    The Vail Trail - All Sections

  • Public Defender Steve McCrohan argued that second-degree murder charges were more appropriate in this particular incident saying that Heath Johnston did not act deliberately or with intent, but rather was "beguiled" and "begged", by Sam Johnston, to shoot him.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • British journalists are apparently consensually beguiled by the former, while the latter beat desperately on the door of the media, which will not open.

    Lobbyists can do good but they need to be on a register | letters

  • It was this unbridled passion for creativity that beguiled the many doctors, researchers, and other healthcare professionals who visited our art school campus for a symposium sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

    John Maeda: Art and the He(art)

  • It was this unbridled passion for creativity that beguiled the many doctors, researchers, and other healthcare professionals who visited our art school campus for a symposium sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

    John Maeda: Art and the He(art)

  • Hopefully there will be a bailout for students who were beguiled into taking out massive amounts of student loans at high interest rates.

    Discourse.net: Bailouts

  • As Victor stalks Rose, however, he's amused by her insouciant thievery in an open-air market and, even if he doesn't know it, beguiled by her beauty.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Wild Target

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