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inveigle (someone) out of (something)
To use trickery or cunning to obtain something from someone. A: "Does this sound too good to be true?" B: "Yeah, this is definitely a scam, Mom. If you invest, this guy is going to inveigle you out of thousands."
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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.
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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