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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of enveigle.
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French Letters and the English Canon by Mark Daniel (Timewell Press) will arm you cap a pie with a cachet of all those mots juste that have been enveigled into the English language.
Nevertheless, Stanhope was enveigled into a silent flirtation which he describes thus amusingly:
He was convicted of having enveigled his nephew, of eight years old, to the Mölker bastion of the city fortification, and of having thrown him over the parapet into the dry ditch below.
And yet whiles he spake came another and said: The Chaldees made three hosts and have enveigled thy camels and taken them, and have slain thy servants with sword, and I only escaped for to bring thee word.
She played a thousand tricks, and enveigled from the brooding girl her most darling thoughts.
"Ye have enveigled and entrapped me by artful questions, and then put constructions on my answers which do not belong to them.