Beguile Definition

Define what is Beguile?

1. beguile, hoodwink, juggle (verb)

influence by slyness.

    Synonyms: hoodwink, juggle
    Hypernyms

    cheat, rip off, chisel verb
    deprive somebody of something by deceit.

    2. trance, entrance, enamour, enamor, charm, captivate, bewitch, capture, enchant, beguile, becharm, fascinate, catch (verb)

    attract; cause to be enamored.

    • She captured all the men's hearts.
    Hypernyms

    attract, appeal verb
    be attractive to.

    Hyponyms

    hold verb
    hold the attention of.

    work verb
    gratify and charm, usually in order to influence.

    Nearby Terms

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    filled with wonder and delight

    beguilement (noun)
    magnetic personal charm

    beguiler (noun)
    someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

    beguiling (adjective satellite)
    highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire

    Beguine (noun)
    (Roman Catholic Church) a member of a lay sisterhood (one of several founded in the Netherlands in the 12th and 13th centuries); though not taking religious vows the sisters followed an austere life

    begum (noun)
    a Muslim woman of high rank in India or Pakistan

    behalf (noun)
    as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as

    behave (verb)
    behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

    behavior (noun)
    manner of acting or controlling yourself

    behavior modification (noun)
    psychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior

    behavior therapy (noun)
    psychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior

    behavioral (adjective)
    of or relating to behavior

    behaviorism (noun)
    an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior

    behaviorist (noun)
    a psychologist who subscribes to behaviorism

    behavioristic (adjective)
    of or relating to behaviorism