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beguile
used in A Tale of Two Cities

3 uses
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Definition
to charm, enchant, or entertain someone; or to deceive — especially through charm
  • But there was no harm in his way of saying this: it was said laughingly, and to beguile the time.
    2.3 — A Disappointment (54% in)
  • Mr. Cruncher beguiled the earlier watches of the night with solitary pipes, and did not start upon his excursion until nearly one o'clock.
    2.14 — The Honest Tradesman (59% in)
  • 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.
    2.22 — The Sea Still Rises (87% in)

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