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beguile
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • But there was no harm in his way of saying this: it was said laughingly, and to beguile the time.
  • Mr. Cruncher beguiled the earlier watches of the night with solitary pipes, and did not start upon his excursion until nearly one o’clock.
  • Then, the miserable bakers’ shops were beset by long files of them, patiently waiting to buy bad bread; and while they waited with stomachs faint and empty, they beguiled the time by embracing one another on the triumphs of the day, and achieving them again in gossip.

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  • Few men could remain detached while looking into her beguiling eyes.
  • Come, and take choice of all my library, and so beguile thy sorrow...
    William Shakespeare  --  Titus Andronicus

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