Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See inveigle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To entice. See inveigle.

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  • verb Archaic form of inveigle.

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Examples

  • My despatches were all written and received at this time under a nom de plume, and Yankee cunning and ingenuity had, even at this early day, exhausted itself in efforts to enveigle me into an admission or recognition which would compromise me or my friends.

    Documenting the American South: The Southern Experience in 19-th Century America

  • "No, the sole reason I ever mentioned the matter to Lucinda was that she was trying to enveigle me into trying to persuade you to sell up to her father.

    A Time to Dream

  • "No, the sole reason I ever mentioned the matter to Lucinda was that she was trying to enveigle me into trying to persuade you to sell up to her father.

    A Time to Dream

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