Definition of "beguiling" [be•guil•ing]

  • (verb) Present participle of beguile.
  • (noun) A beguilement.
  • (adjective) That beguiles or beguile.

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."

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