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Befool   Listen
verb
Befool  v. t.  (past & past part. befooled; pres. part. befooling)  
1.
To fool; to delude or lead into error; to infatuate; to deceive. "This story... contrived to befool credulous men."
2.
To cause to behave like a fool; to make foolish. "Some befooling drug."






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"Befool" Quotes from Famous Books



... by imperceptible degrees, an ever-thickening set of manacles that bind our wills and make us the servants of sin. 'His slaves ye are whom ye obey.' Sin imprisons. That is, your sin—do not let us befool ourselves with ...
— Expositions Of Holy Scripture - Volume I: St. Luke, Chaps. I to XII • Alexander Maclaren

... that? You are not her husband. If I only knew of some corner of the world quite out of your reach, I would gather together all my belongings, seek it out and settle down there; but it would be of no avail, you would always find me out and befool my girl again, so I have to stay ...
— The Poor Plutocrats • Maurus Jokai



Words linked to "Befool" :   dupe, gull, take in, fool, put on, pull the leg of, betray, put one over, delude, lead astray



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