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  • verbpersuade
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Synonyms for coax

verb persuade
  • cajole
  • entice
  • induce
  • tease
  • tempt
  • wheedle
  • allure
  • barter
  • beguile
  • blandish
  • blarney
  • con
  • decoy
  • flatter
  • get
  • hook
  • importune
  • influence
  • inveigle
  • jawbone
  • lure
  • pester
  • plague
  • press
  • soft-soap
  • soothe
  • sweet-talk
  • urge
  • wangle
  • worm
  • argue into
  • arm-twist
  • butter up
  • come on
  • prevail upon
  • rope in
  • talk into
  • work on

Antonyms for coax

  • discourage
  • repel
  • repulse
  • turn off
  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • dissuade
  • please
  • allow
  • not care
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to coax

allure

verb. entice

beckon

verb. call, signal, or lure

beckoned

verb. call, signal, or lure

beckoning

verb. call, signal, or lure

blandish

verb. flatter

bribe

verb. request silence, action, or inaction for money
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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