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Synonyms for cajole

Synonyms for cajole

to persuade or try to persuade by gentle persistent urging or flattery

Synonyms for cajole

influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

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Six Degrees of Separation" is the story of a savvy young black man who cajoles his way into the home and the lives of the Kittredges (Channing and Donald Sutherland), a well-to-do Fifth Avenue couple.
When an important merger meeting in Colorado coincides with the family's long-planned Hawaii vacation, Bob arbitrarily switches plans, rents a ghastly RV and cajoles his reluctant family into taking a road trip instead.
As Nosferatu's leading man, Gustav von Wangenheim, Izzard puts on hilarious faces as Murnau cajoles a performance out of him with the camera rolling.
Fred Schepisi directs the biting satire about a savvy young black man who cajoles his way into the home and lives of an elegant Fifth Avenue couple, pretending to be Sidney Poitier's son, and leads them on a whirlwind through every level of life in New York.
If you take the best musical number of a Broadway show, add 42 boys and girls singing and dancing their brains out, that is a show choir,'' said teacher Gail Hart, who coaches, cajoles, encourages and glows with pride when her kids perform.
Offsetting the heartrending synergy between the leads are hilarious featured turns by Lynn Redgrave as Whale's primly disapproving Hungarian housekeeper and Jack Plotnick as a not-so-naive gay film student whom Whale cajoles into stripping for an interview.