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inveigle someone into something

to coax or trick someone into doing something. We tried to inveigle her into attending, but she caught on to us. I was inveigled into doing it.
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inveigle someone out of something

to deceive someone into giving something up. Are you trying to inveigle me out of my money? I was inveigled out of my money by a common thief.
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inveigle something out of someone

to get something away from someone, usually by deception or persuasion. They inveigled a large donation out of Mrs. Smith. The crooks tried to inveigle a fortune out of the old lady.
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It's surprising how the play has kind of inveigled its way into the cultural reference,'' says Schmitt who is also the costume designer on the Kingsmen production.
For some undefined reason, Senator Cabral had fallen out of favor with El Jefe, and he reluctantly allowed himself to be inveigled into abjectly offering up his truly beloved daughter as a token of his loyalty.
Along the way Johnson inveigled some three dozen friends and acquaintances into posing in various locations while wearing a hand-made ``mer suit,'' consisting of a fabric tail and cardboard fin.
A truly crucial corollary is that the United States should not be inveigled into committing itself to attractive-sounding, but worthless or actively deleterious, arms treaties that other signatories in any case have no intention of observing.
Douglas inveigled the British Navy into sending three warships.
Indeed, no sooner has Bethan Rees Jones inveigled us with the romance of Zanzibar, she homes in on the telling details.
How do you give it a theme - something other than just dances-across-the-sea and all that usual international hype, which might sit well with United Nations types but would butter few parsnips for the dance aficionados of San Francisco, much less the tourists and press, domestic and foreign, hopefully to be the first intrigued and inveigled by the festival's prospects?
The complaint alleges that the defendants inveigled the senior citizen victims to sell their securities retirement portfolio and to then purchase equity-indexed annuities, fixed annuities and life insurance as part of their "unregistered and unlicensedOfinancial advisory services.
Mr Galloway said it was "an extraordinary coincidence that public enemy number one, Julian Assange, somehow gets inveigled with two women with incredibly complex backgrounds who just, at the right time, come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against him".
But last year Bob's world fell apart when sick Stephen Streener, 49, inveigled his way into Jackie's life and eventually persuaded her to leave her husband and move in with him.
The judge said that Davies saw his victims for what they were - easy prey, and he had inveigled his way into their affections.
Unfortunately that stereotype is supported at Old Trafford, where Wayne Rooney is fair game for some of the criticism he has received over the way he and Paul Stretford inveigled a new, stellar pounds 200,000 per-week contract from Manchester United.
Tahir then inveigled Murray Goodwin into a leading edge to mid-on and ended Michael Yardy's 42-over vigil with a nifty off-cutter but Hopkinson and Wright settled in against an attack sorely lacking penetration.
This is a new interjection from the US that seems to have inveigled its way into common speech over here," the Telegraph quoted Cormac McKeown, head of content at Collins Dictionaries, as saying.
com/thecornshedsisters Basically I went to lots of gigs and became their number one fan and inveigled my way into that group