inveigle into

inveigle into
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "inveigle into":
present tense I/you/we/they inveigle into he/she/it inveigles into present participle inveigling into past tense inveigled into past participle inveigled into formal
inveigle someone into something to persuade someone to do something by using clever or dishonest methods

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