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adjective as in honeyed

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I will look for different ways we can agitate, cajole and get them to do more planning.

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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When Xayalith asks the crowd to sing the chorus to the next chune, nobody needs any cajoling.

In their campaign, Dimon and Chase deployed the full range of tactics, ranging from cajoling to threats.

Hundreds of special interests soon buzzed round those dozens, pressing money into their hands, lobbying, cajoling, persuading.

A publicist immediately threatens to end the interview, but after some light cajoling, it continues.

No amount of cajoling or retraining could coax him to budge.

Alexander then turned his whole attention to cajoling the French ambassador in order to gain time.

Vauvinet conducted the three friends to the landing of the staircase, cajoling Bixiou on the way.

On the contrary, they will expose his true character and unmask his deception to the poor dupes whom he is cajoling and deluding.

He compelled Anthony to drink an equal portion with himself, alternately frightening and cajoling the old man.

Seeing that the indignation of her mistress merely amused the condottiere the dwarf took a cajoling tone.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cajoling, such as: candied, flattering, ingratiating, sugarcoated, dulcet, and sugary.

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