coax[ kohks ]SEE DEFINITION OF coax
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COAX
Coax him to let you teach him—and bear with him if he should sing out of tune.
Yates gathered some fuel, and managed to coax the dying embers into a blaze.
What if he could coax her to go to Sunday school; perhaps it would do for her all that it had done for him.
No matter how he might coax and try to make her smile, she would return no answer.
As for her tryin' to coax him to leave her money, that's just rubbish.
So he spent five frantic minutes trying to coax that envelope from under the door.
He kissed the old woman, and then she tried to coax him to eat.
I'm a widower man, so there'll be nobody to coax it out of me.
Lady Carwitchet was in ecstasies and tried to coax me into joining.
Next day we sighted four swordfish and tried in vain to coax one to bite.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COAX
- allude to
- bring up
- give an inkling
- jog memory
- let it be known
- let out of bag
- put flea in ear
- refer to
- say in passing
- tip off
- tip one's hand
- touch on