Usage examples for beguiling

  1. She could actually affect to wink at them that she might gain her point, and have her amusement, and live for the hour, treacherously beguiling a hoodwinked pair to suppose her partially blind or wholly complaisant. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. I wished she hadn't that characteristic little turn of the head that was so beguiling – Lady Larkspur by Meredith Nicholson
  3. Why I fancied your- your 'exiled scion of a noble house'- taught all the languages under the sun; including that used by the serpent in beguiling Eve! – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  4. But to my surprise she introduced the subject of Wiggins immediately, and with laughter struggling for one of those fountain- like splashes that were so beguiling – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  5. I had always been extremely fond of fiction, and from boyhood had formed a habit of beguiling the solitary hours in weaving crude fancies around people who for any reason interested me. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe