cajole

Definitions:

  • To persuade by flattery, gentle pleading, or insincere language.
  • To elicit or obtain by flattery, gentle pleading, or insincere language.
  • To use flattery, pleading, or insincere language in an attempt to persuade someone to do something.
  • To deceive or delude by flattery, specious promises, simulated compliance with another's wishes, and the like; wheedle; coax.
  • To deceive with flattery or fair words; to wheedle.
  • To <xref>persuade</xref> someone to do something which they are <xref>reluctant</xref> to do, often by <xref>flattery</xref>; to <xref>coax</xref>.
  • influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
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