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I was glad his mother had joined the call, because she, in her pride, coaxed out the stories where he was perhaps too humble to tell them.
MY MOTHER AND HER FRIENDS COULDN’T GET CORONAVIRUS VACCINE APPOINTMENTS, SO THEY TURNED TO A STRANGER FOR HELP. HE’S 13.GREG HARRISFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Clumpner and Benvenuto in 2019 cited Vancouver’s then 2-year-old vacancy tax, which has since been tripled after the initial rate hadn’t coaxed landlords to fill as many units as hoped.
VACANCY TAX STUDY IS GIVING CITY OFFICIALS DÉJÀ VULISA HALVERSTADT AND ANDREW KEATTSFEBRUARY 10, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Snyder has brilliantly played to his players’ strengths and worked around their weaknesses, coaxing a nice bounce-back campaign from Mike Conley while maintaining a positive power dynamic between Donovan Mitchell and Gobert.
THE FRONT-RUNNERS FOR NBA AWARDS AREN’T THE USUAL SUSPECTSBEN GOLLIVERFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One group recently coaxed vacuum bubble-like behavior out of a simple simulation.
PHYSICISTS STUDY HOW UNIVERSES MIGHT BUBBLE UP AND COLLIDECHARLIE WOODJANUARY 25, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
I’m guessing some combination of a famous personality, a classic dish and, well, a darn good sauce, coaxed into rich, silken luxury over two-plus hours of cook time.
FIND OUT WHY ANTHONY BOURDAIN’S BOEUF BOURGUIGNON IS ONE OF OUR MOST POPULAR RECIPES EVERBECKY KRYSTALJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Eventually, the team even theorizes you could coax the growth of plant-based materials into specific target shapes, so you could also do some of the manufacturing in the lab, by growing a wood table directly for instance.
MIT DEVELOPS METHOD FOR LAB-GROWN PLANTS THAT EVENTUALLY LEAD TO ALTERNATIVES TO FORESTRY AND FARMINGDARRELL ETHERINGTONJANUARY 20, 2021TECHCRUNCH
She finds men who seem perhaps OK and then coaxes out their worst impulses to prove to herself, and to us, that all men are terrible.
PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN STARTS WITH A CATHARTIC BLAST. THEN IT GETS BOGGED DOWN WITH CYNICISMSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
But he soon got over his fear, and was so busy feeding the elephant, that his papa had to coax him away.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
Sue drew Tessa aside to coax in her plaintively miserable voice, Come home with me; father will say things, and I shall be afraid.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The doctors said we must take the child away, if we would coax her back to health and strength again.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)

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