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beguile
used in Macbeth

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Definition
to charm, enchant, or entertain someone; or to deceive — especially through charm
  • Your face, my thane, is as a book where men May read strange matters:—to beguile the time, Look like the time; bear welcome in your eye, Your hand, your tongue: look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent under't.
    1.5 — Act 1 Scene 5 — Inverness. A Room in Macbeth's Castle (87% in)

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