The term remains a handy tag we stick on deeds which in our beguilement or cowardice we cannot or will not confront.
He began with the arts of beguilement, and left nothing undone to win the confidence and affection of the Toledan nobles.
In her tones was beguilement, in her eyes the lure of an evil thing.
In any case they must be taken for what they are: a beguilement of lone moments of leisure.
An interesting couple for the beguilement of a voyage: she so beautifully moderates his irascible incisiveness!
Ministers in turn have defensively adopted the arts of beguilement, varied by an exercise of the police.
He had so far been the victim of the sex, and in his own small way had suffered scorn and beguilement enough.
But she is deceived by her own false valuation; she can only see herself in the image that she makes for the beguilement of man.
How abounding in beguilement are all his words, like lovers' sidelong glances, and honey of Hybla to the tongue!