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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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Fuller's Duchess is a gregarious lightbulb of sly mirth, matched by Male's sultry, inveigling Contessa.
Jac delves deeper into Faye's personal life by inveigling her way into the hospital where Archie is being cared for.
Jayne and Linden are called before the board, and Jac delves deeper into Faye's personal life by inveigling her way into the private hospital where Archie is being cared for,
Post Office Counters is 51 % owned by the (Labour) Government, they decide overall policy regarding its business and it cannot be denied that the most significant factor in their decline in viability in recent years has been the inveigling of customers by the Government to have their various benefits paid through bank accounts instead of through their local post office.
Chief among them is a reflection upon art and power, and more precisely the ways in which the latter may tame the former, inveigling it to lie on its back in order to have its belly scratched.
requires that a state line be crossed while the crime is in progress," the court nonetheless reserves judgment on "whether inveigling or decoying the victim across state lines for subsequent abduction violates" the Act).
To wrest his company from Komazawa's tenacious hands, a high-flying conniver named Okano manipulates a successful geisha into inveigling herself into a supervisory position-the average age of the workers was seventeen, and older employees served as parents and jailers manque- while incidentally gaining control of her previously saved finances.
Hammond made his first tentative steps towards the troubadour tradition when he was 19, hitching over to Los Angeles, where he played the clubs and coffee houses, eventually returning to The Big Apple, inveigling himself on to the early 60s Greenwich Village Folk scene.
And although he succeeded in inveigling his way in to the very highest echelons of society he never quite mastered the impossible TRICK of avoiding being categorised as a dreaded 'parvenu'.