Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Don't think you can inveigle me into that, Mister!

You have been inveigled. You have probably inveigled someone into something.

Don't protest. Rather, read on:

–verb (in-vey-guhl, -vee-)

1. to entice, lure, or ensnare by flattery or artful talk or inducements (usually fol. by into): to inveigle a person into playing bridge.
2. to acquire, win, or obtain by beguiling talk or methods (usually fol. by from or away): to inveigle a theater pass from a person.

Ah, all is quiet now. The mind reels at the thought of all that inveigling...

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