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From Middle English begilen, begylen, equivalent to be- + guile. Compare Middle Dutch beghijlen (“to beguile”). See also bewile.
Middle English bigilen bi- be- gilen to deceive guile
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
They frequently beguile their toil with carols.
Grocery stores and restaurants use coupons to beguile customers into buying more than they intended.
Justin used cunning methods to beguile his twin sister into doing his homework as well as her own.
We sang songs and told stories to beguile the chilly night away.
Take caution, or he might beguile you back into that harmful relationship.
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