beguile: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bi-gīl'), [key]
— -guiled, -guil•ing.
- to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude.
- to take away from by cheating or deceiving (usually fol. by of&hasp;): to be beguiled of money.
- to charm or divert: a multitude of attractions to beguile the tourist.
- to pass (time) pleasantly: beguiling the long afternoon with a good book.
- beguile (Thesaurus)