wheedle

[ hweed-l, weed-l ]SEE DEFINITION OF wheedle

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WHEEDLE

I believe you could wheedle anybody into doing what he shouldn't do.

I will never leave you lest you should wheedle it from them.

He came to see me; an' he thocht he could wheedle me aboot the organ i' the hoose o' God.

We ought to be able to wheedle that gal out of a few stacks.

And do not think that you can wheedle either of them away from Black Bart.

He was used to them, and hitherto he had been able to wheedle her into resumed motion.

I have seen you wheedle an angry Mahdieh woman into giving you dates.

They knew all the secrets of the ogress, and how to wheedle and coax her.

You think that I've come to wheedle Terry's address out of you.

Do not "talk down" to him, and do not over-compliment his intelligence or wheedle him.

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