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Synonyms for cajoling

verb attempt to coax; flatter
  • 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

Antonyms for cajoling

  • disenchant
  • repulse
  • turn off
  • discourage
  • disgust
  • dissuade
  • bully
  • force
  • repel
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.