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Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: aveugler 'to make blind', from aveugle 'blind', from Medieval Latin ab oculis 'without eyes'

inveigle

verb
     
in‧vei‧gle

inveigle somebody into something

phrasal verb
to persuade someone to do what you want, especially in a dishonest way
inveigle somebody into doing something
She had inveigled me into taking messages to her lover.

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