beguilement


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The situation of intellectual uncertainty--hesitation--about the land is reinforced by numerous images and metaphors: "rumour," 'seductive word," "many layers of beguilement," all suggesting not only false/uncertain knowledge but also illusion and secrecy.
They assumed, that is, that government beguilement is no more an excuse than serpent.
Most just come off as desperate, but Australia's ``The Dish'' serves up genuine beguilement with amusing quirkiness that's grounded in real human behavior.
Such ignorance can also make people susceptible to the politics of fear, to the beguilement of leaders and to an auction block approach to electioneering by our political parties.
There may have been some extrinsic factor in my beguilement, which I am certain owed nothing to our common Arab background -- his, Lebanese Christian; mine, Egyptian Moslem.
Even the Act II divertissements don't stray from home, as they concern ornaments from the Christmas tree, or, with special beguilement, a sleepwalking episode that Isberg cleverly sets on the Arabian music, or three mice in red pointe shoes delicately competing to the music of the Marzipan Shepherdesses.