Synonyms and Antonyms of cajole
to get (someone) to do something by gentle urging, special attention, or flattery cajoled her into doing his laundry for him Synonyms blandish, blarney, coax, palaver, soft-soap, sweet-talk, wheedleRelated Words adulate, flatter, overpraise; butter up, charm, massage, woo; beg, beseech, importune, urge; beguile, cozen, finagle, juggle, wangle, wile; entice, lure, seduce, temptNear Antonyms bug, harass, nag, pester, tease; browbeat, bulldoze, bully, cow, intimidate; coerce, compel, constrain, demand, force, make, oblige, require
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