Is the usage of the word 'inveigle' correct in the following sentence?
What is far murkier however, is the extent to which the Russian State has managed to inveigle its tentacles into British politics and society.
According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, the word means:
- to win over by wiles : entice
- to acquire by ingenuity or flattery : wangle
How are these meanings consistent with the construction of that sentence?