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inveigle

  
  ( inveigles    3rd person present)   ( inveigling    present participle)   ( inveigled    past tense & past participle  ) If you inveigle someone into doing something, you cleverly persuade them to do it when they do not really want to.  
FORMAL      verb   (=cajole)  
She inveigles Paco into a plot to swindle Tania out of her savings.      V n into n/-ing  
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inveigle

  
  
allure, bamboozle     (informal)   beguile, cajole, coax, con     (slang)   decoy, ensnare, entice, entrap, lead on, lure, manipulate, manoeuvre, persuade, seduce, sweet-talk     (informal)   wheedle  

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