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The day of mere repression is drawing to a close, the day of cajolery is at hand.

They can resist appeals to their dearest prejudices and all kinds of cajolery.

That was demanded; ever offered in cajolery to encourage my pistol practice.

John went back to the house with no concealment and no cajolery.

Stand off, sir; cajolery will not do your work any more than threats.

This cajolery took effect, and the Widow Vereker's soul softened.

The cajolery was foolish, if an end was in view; the repression inefficient.

She was wholly feminine, and hence there was in her a trace of cajolery which she now used.

Blinded by vanity, he was flattered and deceived by her cajolery.

He was a master of the arts alike of cajolery and intimidation.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from French cajolerie "persuasion by flattery" (16c.), from cajoler (see cajole).

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