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wheedles

verb
present tense third-person singular of wheedle

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to get (someone) to do something by gentle urging, special attention, or flattery
  • wheedled him into doing their work for them

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“Wheedles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wheedles. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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