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inveigle–verb: win over by ingenuity or artful talk.

Stan inveigled Marie to go to a movie.


Retain [Verb]

The tips of sunshine slipped across the house, which slept under a rooftop of black shingles and the lowest branches of the old elm tree. Fallen leaves, green as a caterpillar’s underside, swirled in the recess of the gutter that trailed along the rooftop’s edge. 94 more words




  1. To misrepresent or disguise.
  2. To show to be false.

His happy demeanour belied the heartbreak caused by his mother’s recent death.

Source: The American Heritage Dictionary Fifth Edition


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What do these photo captionsStyle have in common? They were all written by the Yahoo! Style “editors.” They all contain the same grammatical error — a mismatch of a plural subject and a singular verb:


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