Thesaurus / cajolery
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Catherine redoubled in care and cajolery of her father-in-law, being well aware that her sole support was in him.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Her mission is confined to the Western Hemisphere, and over its borders no insult, no cajolery will avail to tempt her.
By various means of cajolery and trickery, Kelly contrived to accomplish his design.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
Quit when you like and make it up with cajolery was a motto that Elliott had found very useful.
THE CAMERONS OF HIGHBOROBETH B. GILCHRIST
Can it be possible that he believes that proclamation will be acceptable to them—that mixture of cajolery and bombast.
THE HOUR AND THE MANHARRIET MARTINEAU
As Blue Beard proceeded her face lost its look of wicked cajolery; she became sad, almost menacing.
A ROMANCE OF THE WEST INDIESEUGNE SUE
This was a stroke of genius, but the genius of instinct, for Barrie had no experience in the art of cajolery.
THE HEATHER-MOONC. N. WILLIAMSON AND A. M. WILLIAMSON
The merchant seated him at table and took to plying him with liquor—tried every possible kind of invitation and cajolery on him.
RUSSIAN FAIRY TALESW. R. S. RALSTON
Our most tactful cajolery she met with suspicion and disdain, if not with open ridicule.
SIGURD OUR GOLDEN COLLIE AND OTHER COMRADES OF THE ROADKATHARINE LEE BATES
Not a rag of clothing was in sight, and no cajolery or promise of reward could persuade the ship's men into supplying his need.
THE STOLEN SINGERMARTHA IDELL FLETCHER BELLINGER
WORDS RELATED TO CAJOLERY
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