Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / cajole

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Regulatory capture and safety cultureWhen a regulated industry manages to cajole, control or manipulate agencies that oversee it, rendering them feckless and subservient, the result is known as regulatory capture.
Changing his tactics he tried to cajole him and offered him money, but with similar want of success.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
"He thinks to cajole me," whispered the fell demon Distrust, and her heart changed to steel.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
In vain they tried to bulldoze and cajole, to push and to pull, to plead with and to denounce the obstinate Nancy Jane.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Ever there were his insidious wiles to compromise, cajole, trick and betray them.
THE DEVILJOSEPH O'BRIEN
They were in little humor to cajole the swarthy, sarcastic, and unsociable Spaniard.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
Singly, I might cajole or defy them; but united, united—and with the discontent and treachery of that villain Saint Paul!
QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT
In order to cajole the administration, he begins to frequent the church, and to pay visits to the city authorities.
But anon he will cajole you with pretty ways into forgetfulness and forgiveness of his crimes.
True she is in the highest degree to Family and State, is saving both; but she does dissemble, does cajole the suitors.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER

WORDS RELATED TO CAJOLE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

propinquitynoun | [proh-ping-kwi-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
See Today's Synonym