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Definition of "beguiling" []

  • Charming or fascinating (adjective)
  • Using slyness to delude someone (adjective)
  • Present participle of beguile. (verb)

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  • A beguilement. (noun)
  • That beguiles or beguile. (adjective)

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Use "beguiling" in a sentence
  • "Slightly more beguiling is the debate format, where representatives of contrasting positions do battle, and leave it to the reader to decide — with the implicaiton that the reader is now somehow in a position to do so."
  • "It is witty, tragic and touching, and beguiling from the first page."
  • "What makes the story beguiling is Smiley’s appreciation of the varieties and frailties of human nature."