inveigle

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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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References in classic literature ?
Do innocent men inveigle nameless vagabonds, and prowl with them about the country as idle robbers do?
Several times Wolf Larsen tried to inveigle me into discussion, but I gave him short answers and eluded him.
Why, therefore, should you treat me as though it were to my interest to inveigle you under my roof and keep you there for some guilty purpose?
Nor is even this the worst of the vicious system: for, certain crimping agents of these houses, who have a percentage on all the passengers they inveigle, are constantly travelling about those districts where poverty and discontent are rife, and tempting the credulous into more misery, by holding out monstrous inducements to emigration which can never be realised.
We will inveigle ladies fair, and wed them in our secret cavern.
Seductive uncle Charlie (Matthew Goode), inveigles his way into the affections of India's mother Evelyn (Nicole Kidman).
Seductive uncle Charlie (Matthew Goode), who has been abroad, returns to the fold and inveigles his way into the affections of India's mother Evelyn (Nicole Kidman).
If it inveigles you to dig it, so does the Kasundi Mahi Tikka, where mustard is used with care, so you get to taste the fish (mercifully, sole
Sometimes a berry fruit inveigles its way into the mix - very occasionally a mango but never, ever, a banana.