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wheedling

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wheedling

verb
present participle of wheedle

Synonyms & Antonyms of wheedling (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Wheedling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wheedling. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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