Definition of Beguiled

1. Adjective. Filled with wonder and delight.

Exact synonyms: Captivated, Charmed, Delighted, Enthralled, Entranced
Similar to: Enchanted



Definition of Beguiled

1. Verb. (past of beguile) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beguiled

1. beguile [v] - See also: beguile

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beguiled

begroaning
begroans
begrudge
begrudged
begrudger
begrudgers
begrudgery
begrudges
begrudging
begrudgingly
begrudgingness
begry
begs
begs off
beguile
beguiled (current term)
beguilement
beguilements
beguiler
beguilers
beguiles
beguilest
beguileth
beguiling
beguilingly
beguilingness
beguilings
beguilt
beguilted
beguilty

Literary usage of Beguiled

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1856)
"THROUGH the misty evening-shadows, that float nightly o'er the valley, 'Neath the old and ruined abbey, we two wandered, love-beguiled. ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Nay, he hath beguiled me once ; I read him through and through ; 'tis waste of breath. " Rather, Odysseus, let him take sage thought, With thee and his ..."

3. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"It seemed that the repentant Seer 840 Her sleep of many a hundred year With gentle dreams beguiled. The Garland and the Dame: But where should warrior seek ..."

4. Works by Washington Irving (1857)
"IN WHICH THE READER IS beguiled INTO A DELECTABLE WALK, WHICH ENDS VERY DIFFERENTLY FROM WHAT IT COMMENCED. f_ N the year of our Lord one thousand eight ..."

5. Dante and His Circle: With the Italian Poets Preceding Him (1100-1200-1300 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Dante Alighieri (1905)
"He finds that Love has beguiled him, but will trust in his Lady. OFTEN the day had a most joyful morn That bringeth grief at last Unto the human heart which ..."

6. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson (1887)
"... beguiled THE KING. [The Doctrine of la/i, or of Man's Redemption. 1658.] A Prosopopeia on Solomon's fall, by the Temptations of his idolatrous wives to ..."

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