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cajole

verb

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  1. 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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