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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To draw notice or interest by charm.

Usage examples (33)
  • Princess! they are simple, and such as beguile tentmen and tentwomen shut in by the desert, their fancies tender as children's.
  • Ye fieldsmen, look sharp, lest your pains ye beguile;
  • How many weary hours of pain will a nice book beguile!
  • So he thought he would beguile the time by walking about. for more
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