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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire;
- Example: "an alluring prospect"
- Example: "her alluring smile"
- Example: "the voice was low and beguiling"
- Example: "difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement"
- Example: "a tempting invitation"
[syn: alluring, beguiling, enticing, tempting]

2. misleading by means of pleasant or alluring methods;
- Example: "taken in by beguiling tales of overnight fortunes"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Beguile \Be*guile"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beguiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Beguiling.] 1. To delude by guile, artifice, or craft; to deceive or impose on, as by a false statement; to lure. [1913 Webster] The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat. --Gen. iii. 13. [1913 Webster] 2. To elude, or evade by craft; to foil. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] When misery could beguile the tyrant's rage. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause the time of to pass without notice; to relieve the tedium or weariness of; to while away; to divert. [1913 Webster] Ballads . . . to beguile his incessant wayfaring. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster] Syn: To delude; deceive; cheat; insnare; mislead; amuse; divert; entertain. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Beguiling \Be*guil"ing\, a. Alluring by guile; deluding; misleading; diverting. -- Be*guil"ing*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

beguiling adj 1: highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire; "an alluring prospect"; "her alluring smile"; "the voice was low and beguiling"; "difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement"; "a tempting invitation" [syn: alluring, beguiling, enticing, tempting] 2: misleading by means of pleasant or alluring methods; "taken in by beguiling tales of overnight fortunes"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

107 Moby Thesaurus words for "beguiling": alluring, amusing, appealing, appetizing, attractive, bewildering, bewitching, blandishing, cajoling, captivating, catching, catchy, charismatic, charming, coaxing, come-hither, coquettish, deceiving, deceptive, delightful, deluding, delusive, delusory, diverting, dubious, enchanting, engaging, enigmatic, enravishing, entertaining, enthralling, enticing, entrancing, exceptional, exciting, exotic, extraordinary, fabulous, fallacious, false, fantastic, fascinating, fetching, fishy, flirtatious, fun, glamorous, hallucinatory, humorous, hypnotic, illusive, illusory, incomprehensible, inconceivable, incredible, interesting, intriguing, inviting, irresistible, marvelous, mesmeric, miraculous, misleading, mouth-watering, outlandish, passing strange, phenomenal, piquant, prepossessing, prodigious, provocative, provoquant, puzzling, questionable, rare, ravishing, recreational, remarkable, seducing, seductive, sensational, siren, sirenic, spellbinding, spellful, strange, striking, stupendous, taking, tantalizing, teasing, tempting, tickling, titillating, titillative, trickish, tricksy, tricky, unheard-of, unimaginable, unique, unprecedented, winning, winsome, witching, wonderful, wondrous