In vain she cast her eyes about in an effort to inveigle the sympathy of Lem Townsend.
We will inveigle ladies fair, and wed them in our secret cavern.
Therefore, the next morning, Cargrim called on the archdeacon's widow to inveigle her into persecuting Mrs Mosk with a call.
He tried to inveigle me also into it, but I remained glum and silent.
Again and again I saw him there preening his feathers, and once or twice I tried to inveigle him into betraying his secret.
My plan will be to inveigle him into going over a ferry to "see a man."
Though much admired by mammas this model young man was looked down upon by his sister's shop-girls, who had tried to inveigle him.
We must, by some means, inveigle him to a place where you can work your sweet pleasure on him.
While pretending to love me, you were secretly trying to inveigle that poor ignorant girl away from home.
Am I a Jasper that you seek thus to inveigle me into purchasing a gold-brick?
late 15c., "to blind (someone's) judgment," alteration of Middle French aveugler "delude, make blind," from Vulgar Latin *aboculus "without sight, blind," from Latin ab- "without" (see ab-) + oculus "eye" (see eye (n.)). Loan-translation of Greek ap ommaton "without eyes." Meaning "to win over by deceit, seduce" is 1530s.