Definition of Inveiglement

1. n. The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled; that which inveigles; enticement; seduction.



Definition of Inveiglement

1. Noun. The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled; enticement; seduction. ¹

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Definition of Inveiglement

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inveiglement

invections
invective
invectively
invectiveness
invectivenesses
invectives
invects
inveigh
inveighed
inveigher
inveighers
inveighing
inveighs
inveigle
inveigled
inveiglement (current term)
inveiglements
inveigler
inveiglers
inveigles
inveigling
inveil
inveiled
inveiling
inveils
invendible
invenit
invenom
invenomed
invenoming

Literary usage of Inveiglement

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1. The Penal Code of the State of New York: With All the Amendments to and by New York (State)., William Henry Silvernail (1905)
"An inveiglement, in the ordinary sense of the word, implies the acquiring ... Id. But every deceptive or evil practice does not constitute an inveiglement. ..."

2. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1889)
"Seizure, confinement, or kidnaping, which ordinarily imply actual force, or an inveiglement, which, in the ordinary sense of the word, implies the acquiring ..."

3. A Treatise on Criminal Law by Francis Wharton, William Draper Lewis (1896)
"... such custody.6 Under a federal statute the " inveiglement " of children for the purpose of involuntary service in the United States is made specifically ..."

4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"To inveigle, when speaking of the inveiglement of a slave, is to seduce, entice, and decoy. This is merely persuasive, and, until consummated by the slave ..."

5. A Treatise on Criminal Law and Procedure by Thomas Welburn Hughes (1919)
"(The term "inveiglement" implies the acquiring of power over another by means of deceptive or evil practices, not accompanied by actual force. ..."

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