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cajoled

verb
past tense of cajole

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to get (someone) to do something by gentle urging, special attention, or flattery
  • cajoled her into doing his laundry for him

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“Cajoled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cajoled. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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