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 for befool
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Befool \Be*fool"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Befooled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Befooling.] [OE. befolen; pref. be- + fol fool.]
     1. To fool; to delude or lead into error; to infatuate; to
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              This story . . . contrived to befool credulous men.
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     2. To cause to behave like a fool; to make foolish. "Some
        befooling drug." --G. Eliot.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: make a fool or dupe of [syn: fool, gull, befool]
      2: fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted
         everyone"; "You can't fool me!" [syn: gull, dupe,
         slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put
         one over, put one across]

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