Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COAXES

And theres a boy lives in our street that coaxes me to have a game with him once in a while.

When I get hold of you again, I'll see that no one coaxes you away.

He bows to her, and coaxes her until he gets between her and the water so that she cannot escape him.

It coaxes gold to the mint, keeps it there, and does away permanently with bond issues.

She coaxes me to rush after her, so as to wean me away from her brood.

The doctor spoke in the tone of one who coaxes a spoiled child.

How can he be true to me if she coaxes him to woo her and if he puts his arm—I am losing him; I know it.

She coaxes him again, and says: "Now tell me the secret of this great strength?"

Who coaxes the flowers from the ground, only that the frost may nip them?

Yes sir, she prays for 'em, and she coaxes 'em, an' she never knows when she's beat; but they'll be too much for her.