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coaxes

verb
present tense third-person singular of coax

Synonyms & Antonyms of coaxes

to get (someone) to do something by gentle urging, special attention, or flattery
  • trying to coax their father into taking them on a ski trip, the teens mentioned what a great skier he is

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“Coaxes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/coaxes. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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