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synonyms for cajoling

  • deceive
  • delude
  • dupe
  • entice
  • entrap
  • seduce
  • tantalize
  • tempt
  • wheedle
  • banter
  • beguile
  • blandish
  • bootlick
  • con
  • crowd
  • decoy
  • induce
  • influence
  • inveigle
  • jolly
  • lure
  • maneuver
  • massage
  • mislead
  • oil
  • push
  • snow
  • soap
  • soft-soap
  • soften
  • stroke
  • sweet-talk
  • urge
  • apple polish
  • argue into
  • brownnose
  • build up
  • butter up
  • get around
  • get next to
  • hand a line
  • lay it on thick
  • make up to
  • play up to
  • rub the right way
  • spread it on
  • suck up to
  • sweeten up
  • work on
  • work over
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antonyms for cajoling

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  • disenchant
  • repulse
  • turn off
  • discourage
  • disgust
  • dissuade
  • bully
  • force
  • repel
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How to use cajoling in a sentence

I will look for different ways we can agitate, cajole and get them to do more planning.
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If you were going to try to cajole him, you might tell him that at least you weren’t suggesting sticking something up his butt, but I don’t even suggest doing this.
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Alexander then turned his whole attention to cajoling the French ambassador in order to gain time.
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Vauvinet conducted the three friends to the landing of the staircase, cajoling Bixiou on the way.
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On the contrary, they will expose his true character and unmask his deception to the poor dupes whom he is cajoling and deluding.
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He compelled Anthony to drink an equal portion with himself, alternately frightening and cajoling the old man.
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Seeing that the indignation of her mistress merely amused the condottiere the dwarf took a cajoling tone.
ROMANCE OF ROMAN VILLASELIZABETH W. (ELIZBETH WILLIAMS) CHAMPNEY
Democracy is in practice nothing but a device for cajoling from him the vote he refuses to arbitrary authority.
A TREATISE ON PARENTS AND CHILDRENGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The Principal by turns tried severity, cajoling, and sarcasm.
THE JOLLIEST TERM ON RECORDANGELA BRAZIL
Coercing fifty-pound tenants; coercing, bribing, cajoling; 'doing what he likes with his own.'
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WORDS RELATED TO CAJOLING

  • cajoling
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  • sugary
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