English version

beguile

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbeguilebe‧guile /bɪˈɡaɪl/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 to interest and attract someone 🔊 She was beguiled by his smooth talk.2 TRICK/DECEIVEto persuade or trick someone into doing somethingbeguile somebody into doing something 🔊 He was beguiled into buying another copy of her book.3 literaryDL to do something that makes the time pass in an enjoyable way→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
beguileTherefore you can happily build word pictures with which to beguile and captivate an audience.All her life she had been beguiled by physical beauty in men and in women.That does not suggest the outrage that a perusal of Hansard might beguile readers into expecting.They beguiled the hours away on a rowboat.The sea had been blue and calm, beguiling the unwary.a slick salesman who beguiles unwary investors
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Verb table
beguile
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybeguile
he, she, itbeguiles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybeguiled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave beguiled
he, she, ithas beguiled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad beguiled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill beguile
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have beguiled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam beguiling
he, she, itis beguiling
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you, we, theyare beguiling
Past
I, he, she, itwas beguiling
you, we, theywere beguiling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been beguiling
he, she, ithas been beguiling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been beguiling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be beguiling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been beguiling
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