Definition of beguiling in English:

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Pronunciation: /bɪˈɡʌɪlɪŋ/


Charming or enchanting, often in a deceptive way: a beguiling mixture of English, French and Italian
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  • With her allure, she is even fooling the foreign diplomats through her beguiling appearance.
  • The more we linger, the more we see beguiling dances.
  • I have not driven a more beguiling engine all year.



Pronunciation: /bɪˈɡʌɪlɪŋli/
[as submodifier]: the idea is beguilingly simple
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  • Just as the world is being over taken by photography, something as beguilingly simple as Ross's work comes along and reminds you of the power of painting.
  • The water can be beguilingly beautiful.
  • Fortunately, at his best Faber writes so beguilingly that we enjoy the journey even if we never quite reach the promised destination.

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