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beguile
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A Christmas Carol
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  • Scrooge took his melancholy dinner in his usual melancholy tavern; and having read all the newspapers, and beguiled the rest of the evening with his banker’s-book, went home to bed.

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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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