in·vei·gle / inˈvāgəl/ • v. [tr.] persuade (someone) to do something by means of deception or flattery: we cannot inveigle him into putting pen to paper. ∎ (inveigle oneself or one's way into) gain entrance to (a place) by using such methods. DERIVATIVES: in·vei·gle·ment n. ORIGIN: late 15th cent. (in the sense ‘beguile, deceive’; formerly also as enveigle): from Anglo-Norman French envegler, alteration of Old French aveugler ‘to blind,’ from aveugle ‘blind.’
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