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beguile
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
to charm, enchant, or entertain someone; or to deceive — especially through charm
  • Beguiling the time with these pleasant reflections, Mr. Fagin wended his way, through mud and mire, to his gloomy abode: where the Dodger was sitting up, impatiently awaiting his return.
    Chapter 19 — In Which a Notable Plan is Discussed and Determined On (96% in)
  • A great multitude had already assembled; the windows were filled with people, smoking and playing cards to beguile the time; the crowd were pushing, quarrelling, joking.
    Chapter 52 — Fagin's Last Night Alive (99% in)

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