beguile (someone) with (something)

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beguile (someone) with (something)

To captivate someone with something. Peter beguiled the audience with the exciting tales of his world travels.
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beguile someone with something

to charm or fascinate someone with something. She beguiled her date with tales of her luxurious lifestyle. He spent the evening beguiling her with stories of the Old West.
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FOR nearly 40 years, Graham Fellows has beguiled us with characters like John Shuttleworth and one-hit wonder Jilted John.
Nicole Kidman beguiled us with her subtle, summery, cool blonde while all eyes were on Salma Hayek as she attended an event in a frosted pink wig, that was definitely inspiration for taking the plunge and doing something a bit different with your hair.
So our finalists beguiled us with other works, beginning with Alexander Paniflov skirting the Beethoven, giving us a well-balanced Rachmaninov Etude-Tableau, and a technically brilliant Stravinsky Petrushka, all from memory.
Violinist Bradley Creswick beguiled us with the theme from the film Schindler's List before being joined by guitar and accordion in some dazzlingly fast, foot-stomping cowboy fiddle tunes.
For two centuries, Mars has beguiled us with its Earth-like appearance.
But not before Birmingham Royal Ballet has beguiled us with the unfolding fantasy, courtesy of choreography by Sir Peter Wright and delightful music by Leo Delibes.
Finally, these two enchanting musicians, so at home with their instruments, beguiled us with Gershwin and Cole Porter (Begin the Beguine was touchingly encored at the emotional request of a dear old chap in the audience).