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See definition of wheedled on Dictionary.com
  • as inpersuaded
  • as inurged

synonyms for wheedled

  • allured
  • impelled
  • influenced
  • inveigled
  • led
  • lured
  • motivated
  • seduced
  • attracted to
  • won over
  • advised
  • allured
  • asked
  • begged
  • charged
  • coaxed
  • coerced
  • commanded
  • desired
  • exhorted
  • forced
  • implored
  • influenced
  • lured
  • motivated
  • moved
  • prompted
  • requested
  • solicited
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How to use wheedled in a sentence

He stormed and wheedled, threatened and bribed; the obnoxious instrument was constantly brandished before his eyes.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Marian undoubtedly wheedled her father a good deal in the manner of handsome and willful daughters.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
It was clear that Spain could neither be wheedled, cajoled, nor threatened into even passive acquiescence in the new conquest.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
"Let me try it on," wheedled Marjorie, coaxing down his arm.
FOUR DAYSHETTY HEMENWAY
She had banished him, threatened him, wheedled him out of victory.
THE DEVIL'S ASTEROIDMANLY WADE WELLMAN
Richard had spent a day inside the old organ and had coaxed and wheedled it into a new sound.
BASIL EVERMANELSIE SINGMASTER
Carmen has wheedled the surgeon of the presidio to such good purpose that she has managed to get her rom out of prison.
CARMENPROSPER MERIMEE
She believed that Evan had been wheedled by Rose into the acceptance of a small sum of money, in return for his egregious gift.
EVAN HARRINGTON, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Ah, but you dont realize the value of the knife, sir, wheedled Filhiol.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
"Well, then make it a dime," wheedled the old man, stopping him again.
TO HIM THAT HATHLEROY SCOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO WHEEDLED

  • allured
  • attracted to
  • impelled
  • influenced
  • inveigled
  • led
  • lured
  • motivated
  • seduced
  • wheedled
  • won over
  • advised
  • allured
  • asked
  • begged
  • charged
  • coaxed
  • coerced
  • commanded
  • desired
  • exhorted
  • forced
  • implored
  • influenced
  • lured
  • motivated
  • moved
  • prompted
  • requested
  • solicited
  • wheedled
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.