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  • verbpersuade
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Synonyms for coaxes

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 coaxes

  • 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 coaxes

soft soap

verb. persuade with flattery
  • cajole
  • coax
  • flatter
  • grovel
  • induce
  • lie
  • lobby
  • sweet-talk
  • sweet-talk
  • wheedle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.