(--- Law) To induce (someone) into performing an otherwise uncontemplated criminal act for the sole purpose of providing the basis for a prosecution.
To lead into wrongdoing; influence badly
To cheat or deceive or to practice trickery or deception.
(Obsolete) To elude or evade.
To give great joy or pleasure
To turn aside.
To keep pleasantly or enjoyably occupied or interested; entertain
(Archaic) To capture.
(Poker) To try to mislead (other players) by betting on one's hand when one knows or believes it is not the best hand
(Slang) To cheat, swindle, or rob
To cast or seem to cast a spell on; bewitch.
To mislead; fool:
To get by coaxing
To learn or commit to memory.
To escape the memory or understanding of:
To be deceitful or clever in avoiding or escaping something; use evasion
To encourage, esp. falsely
To set off by contrast.
To confound or prove wrong; surprise, especially pleasantly:
To turn sour in fermenting. Used of beer.
To deprive (another) of something by fraud; cheat or swindle.
To direct or guide (a vehicle, tool, etc.) with skill and dexterity
To manage or control artfully or by shrewd use of influence, often in an unfair or fraudulent way
To persuade or tempt to evil or wrongdoing; lead astray
To invent; fabricate
To lead astray; deceive; specif., to seduce and then desert
To persuade or induce to do something by cajoling or wheedling.
To betray by acting in contradiction to a prior agreement.
To deceive (an unwary person).
To confuse; bewilder.
(--- Informal) To get the better of, especially by trickery or deception:
(Stud Poker) To bluff when one holds four cards of the same suit (four flush) instead of the five in a true flush
To cast a spell over, as by magic; bewitch
To fill with delight, wonder, or enchantment:
(--- Astronomy) To attract and pull (a celestial body) into orbit by gravitation.
attract; cause to be enamored
To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
To inspire with love; captivate:
To keep (more than two activities, for example) in motion or progress at one time:
To practice deception or trickery.
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