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The synonyms of “Beguiling” are: alluring, enticing, tempting
Beguiling as an Adjective
Definitions of "Beguiling" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “beguiling” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire.
- Charming or enchanting, often in a deceptive way.
- Misleading by means of pleasant or alluring methods.
Synonyms of "Beguiling" as an adjective (3 Words)
|alluring||Powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating; seductive.|
Her alluring smile.
|enticing||Highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire.|
Difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement.
|tempting||Appealing to or attracting someone, even if wrong or unwise.|
It is often tempting to bring about change rapidly.
Usage Examples of "Beguiling" as an adjective
- A beguiling mixture of English, French, and Italian.
- The voice was low and beguiling.
- Taken in by beguiling tales of overnight fortunes.
Associations of "Beguiling" (30 Words)
|allure||Dispose or incline or entice to.|
Will sponsors really be allured by such opportunities.
|cheating||A deception for profit to yourself.|
|chicanery||The use of deception or subterfuge to achieve one’s purpose.|
Storylines packed with political chicanery.
Plants have evolved cunning defences.
|deception||An illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.|
Obtaining property by deception.
|deceptive||Designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently.|
He put the question with deceptive casualness.
|delude||Be false to; be dishonest with.|
Too many theorists have deluded the public.
|delusive||Giving a false or misleading impression.|
Delusive faith in a wonder drug.
|dishonesty||Lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing.|
The dismissal of thirty civil servants for dishonesty and misconduct.
|dissimulation||Concealment of one’s thoughts, feelings, or character; pretence.|
His audience consisted of a dissimulation of birds.
|duplicity||A fraudulent or duplicitous representation.|
The president was accused of duplicity in his dealings with Congress.
Isabel was enchanted with the idea.
|fascinate||Attract the strong attention and interest of (someone.|
I ve always been fascinated by computers.
|feint||A mock attack or movement in warfare, made in order to distract or deceive an enemy.|
A brief feint at the opponent s face.
|fraud||A person who makes deceitful pretenses.|
Prosecutions for social security frauds.
|fraudulence||Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage.|
|fraudulent||Intended to deceive.|
|guile||Sly or cunning intelligence.|
He used all his guile and guts to free himself from the muddle he was in.
|hoodwink||Influence by slyness.|
Staff were hoodwinked into thinking the cucumber was a sawn off shotgun.
Poor Dave is easily humbugged.
|inducement||Act of bringing about a desired result.|
Companies were prepared to build only in return for massive inducements.
|lure||Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed.|
The lure of the exotic East.
|scam||A dishonest scheme; a fraud.|
An insurance scam.
|skulduggery||Underhand, unscrupulous, or dishonest behaviour or activities.|
A firm that investigates commercial skulduggery.
|sly||Showing in an insinuating way that one has some secret knowledge that may be harmful or embarrassing.|
Sly as a fox.
|subterfuge||Deceit used in order to achieve one’s goal.|
He wasn t sick it was just a subterfuge.
|trickery||The practice of deception.|
The dealer resorted to trickery.
She didn t employ any feminine wiles to capture his attention.
|wily||Marked by skill in deception.|
His wily opponents.