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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The Eleventh Circuit later re-emphasized this requirement, stating "[w]here an inveiglement occurs and force is held in reserve only because the kidnapper's deception is operating successfully, an unlawful interference with the actions of another has occurred .
196) But Wills also chose to ignore the remainder of cases dealing with decoy and inveiglement, finding that their explicit silence on the point of accompaniment equaled an absence of input.
1994) (though defendant did not himself accompany victim across state lines, his decoy and inveiglement caused the victim to cross state lines in the company of an accomplice); United States.
The passage in question reads: 'These are the philtres, allurements, jynges, inveiglements, baits, and enticements of love, by the means whereof that may be peaceably revived which was painfully acquired' ('Ce sont les philtres, iynges et attraictz d'amour, moienans lesquelz pacificquement on retient ce que peniblement on avoit conqueste').
I was fleeing from the protracted aftermath of a love affair that had run afoul of a false pregnancy or a miscarriage or a chemically induced abortion, I was never able to determine which, but in any case an unhappy mess for the girl, and painful for me too, since her mother's grief had elicited what all the inveiglements of her father confessor hadn't: penitence and a sincere vow of chastity.