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inveigle (someone) into (something)

To trick or deceive someone into doing something. I'm just worried that she's using the kids to inveigle you into marrying her.
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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 (something) out of (someone)

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 thousands out of you."
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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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The police had arrested two persons namely Shahzad and Aqeel who inveigled the girl in the name of marriage and took her to Lora.
"Across the course of the summer you inveigled yourself into her thoughts.
He said the number of Filipinos who consider themselves poor has increased from 44 percent in 2016 to 48 percent this year, "or an increase to 11.1 million Filipino families translating to 66.6 million individuals at six members per family." "In 2016, the (country) had a fairly respectable and independent judiciary but Duterte has destroyed the judicial system when he inveigled the Supreme Court to oust in an improvident and irregular petition for quo warranto chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, whom he publicly urged to be removed for being his enemy," he said.
'Duterte again justified the use of force in a society where the proliferation of the culture of violence seems to be encouraged and inveigled by the administration,' he said.
Most chillingly of all though was the scene where he inveigled himself into Allerton's house by convincing his home alone young daughter that he was a friend of her dad's.
As loud and insistent as Alice is drained, she has soon inveigled her old smoothie of a husband and weird, infantilised son into their lives.
But it's also a dangerous culture, especially if used to defend and protect unsavoury characters who've inveigled themselves into positions of power or influence.
IN teaching, he took the poet out of the set book and introduced him as a friend; in competition he wanted the best, everything you had to give; and to the college, whose playing fields and the Welsh society he made ever more popular, he inveigled his friends - he wanted to share them and their skills.
The documentary video of an earlier performance with the telling title Masculine demeanor as a consequence of social power relations between artist and audience, held at the Bonner Kunstverein, in Bonn, in 2013, reveals the amazing things that people who are perfectly conversant with contemporary art--curators and collectors among them--can be inveigled into doing through the potent pull of group dynamics.
He's unaware that the source of his discontent stands by his side - in the shape of his right hand man (Farrell) who has inveigled his way into the gang in order to gain revenge for the deaths of his wife and daughter.
Mr Galloway, 58, 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".
The crowd was made up of men and women of all ages, and while several of them tipped the scales at more than 18st there were also a few slim people who inveigled their way in possibly to get a dollop of that crumble.
The moment of implausibility I refer to came towards the end of the film, after Harry P and friends had inveigled their way into the bank run by goblins (which, I might mention, seemed to have been unaffected by the credit crunch), found whatever they were looking for, escaped on the back of a flying dragon, returned to Hogwarts for the final destructive battle with the forces of Voldemort (whose nose, one feels, could have benefited from the sort of cosmetic surgery former cocaine addicts get and which surely ought to be easily available to a Dark Lord such as himself) and Harry is zapped by Voldemort, but recovers and kills him.
I hope I always have an influence in the cultural texture of the North East." For more information on The Cornshed Sisters, visit Basically I went to lots of gigs and became their number one fan and inveigled my way into that group
"This was an horrific crime in which a young girl who had everything to live for and placed her trust in you was inveigled into your lair.