Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Monday, September 12, 2011-- beguile
Posted on 09/12/2011 4:26:19 AM PDT by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Monday, 9/12/11
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
verb (used with object), -guiled, -guil·ing. 1. to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude. 2. to take away from by cheating or deceiving (usually followed by of ): to be beguiled of money. 3. to charm or divert: a multitude of attractions to beguile the tourist. 4. to pass (time) pleasantly: beguiling the long afternoon with a good book.
Etymology: [Word History/Etymology]
Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....
Here is my example with WFTD.
Never fear, the Obams is more than capable of beguiling votes from the sheeple.
Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate
No pushing at the door please!
Can anyone tell me what’s cooler than being cool?
Can’t place the lyrics......
In Paris, the Gypsies try to beguile the unsuspecting tourists out of their moola. Quite annoying, really.
Ooops, Cooler Than Me.
This was my FAVORITE song last Spring. Must be 80’s reminiscent....
This thread beguiled me into spending a frustrating few minutes trying to think of how to use the verb in a topical sentence! However, I did enjoy the experience. :)
Obama attempted to use his last address to the joint session of Congress to beguile the American people for about the thousandth time into accepting his failed Marxist policies.
A ‘beguile’ is a cross between a beagle and a crocodile.
no, you have to shake it like a polaroid picture.... ; )
A+++ You prob can’t get the Gypsy wedding show over there? they are called Travelers in Britain, guess it’s more politically correct?
never heard of this guy or this song, but i am going to download it, bc I LOVE IT! and love the redwings jacket. Just sent the link to xsteen to see if she knows him/this song!
well look at you, you used it and didn’t even know it! ; ) A+++
A+++ and he’s going to take that tired@$$ show on the road now too!
A+++ and i am sure there’s a website that has a pic of just such a hybrid too!
A+++ perfect cartoon and example.
A+++ his hubris knows NO bounds.
No, I heard of the Gypsy Wedding show when it inspired Kate Moss to get married. I wiah I could see the show, because the only time I see gypsies, they are begging on the subways or leaving trahed campsites near the train tracks.
Oh that’s right.....ICE COLD!
pretty much just white trash on stilts!
do they have gypsies in Italy? i just recall the indian looking types hawking pashmina scarves and umbrellas near subway stops.
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