to entice, lure, or ensnare by flattery or artful talk or inducements (usually followed by into ): to inveigle a person into playing bridge.
to acquire, win, or obtain by beguiling talk or methods (usually followed by from or away ): to inveigle a theater pass from a person.
Origin: 1485–95; variant of envegle < Anglo-Frenchenveogler, equivalent to en-en-1 + Old French (a)vogler to blind, derivative of avogle blind < Vulgar Latin*aboculus eyeless, adj. derivative of phrase *ab oculīs without eyes. See ab-, ocular
late 15c., "to blind (someone's) judgment," from M.Fr. aveugler "delude, make blind," from V.L. *aboculus "without sight, blind," from L. ab- "without" + oculus "eye" (see eye). Loan-translation of Gk. ap ommaton "without eyes." Meaning "to win over by deceit, seduce" is 1530s.