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synonyms for wheedles

  • cajole
  • finagle
  • banter
  • blandish
  • charm
  • coax
  • con
  • court
  • draw
  • entice
  • flatter
  • inveigle
  • kowtow
  • oil
  • persuade
  • seduce
  • snow
  • soap
  • soft-soap
  • sweet-talk
  • worm
  • butter up
  • lay it on
  • soften up
  • spread it on
  • sweeten up
  • work on
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antonyms for wheedles

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  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • dissuade
  • offend
  • repel
  • repulse
  • turn off
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How to use wheedles in a sentence

Jimsy was bought by a little boy, and triumphantly carried off, and Wheedles was captured by a girl.
BUMPER, THE WHITE RABBITGEORGE ETHELBERT WALSH
Then the Attorney talks with the most pliant jurors, coaxes them, wheedles them, stimulates them to do what he wants done.
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
As though to answer her question, Rhody rolled his pop-eyes toward Wheedles.
PEGGY STEWART AT SCHOOLGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
Where the South cannot effect her object by browbeating, she wheedles.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 6 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
There is where the money goes he wheedles out of me every week; but I'll fix the young rapscallion.
EVENTIDEEFFIE AFTON
Pedro, with his wealth, soon attracts the notice of the princess, who slyly wheedles his purse away from him.
FILIPINO POPULAR TALESDEAN S. FANSLER
"Yes, they've got it away from us by trickery, just as one wheedles a child out of a thing," cried Morten morosely.
PELLE THE CONQUEROR, COMPLETEMARTIN ANDERSON NEXO
He comes here uninvited, wheedles himself into our daughter's affections, and then his love is found wanting at the proof.
TALES OF THE WONDER CLUBM. Y. HALIDOM (PSEUD. DRYASDUST)
Then the teacher wheedles him through the physical examination and seeks further speech with the mother.
LITTLE ALIENSMYRA KELLY
Mrs. Wheedles sits uncomfortably on extreme edge of the other easy-chair.
THE PRUDE'S PROGRESSJEROME K. JEROME
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