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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To get something or to persuade someone to do something by deception or flattery.
From Old French aveugle (blind), from Latin ab- (away from) + oculus (eye). Earliest documented use: 1513.
“Now I know, that’s illegal.
But a woman should be one of as many wives as her husband can inveigle.”
Roy Zimmerman; I Want a Marriage Like They Had in the Bible; 2010.
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