coax

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Synonyms for coax

Synonyms for coax

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

Synonyms for coax

a transmission line for high-frequency signals

influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

References in classic literature ?
He coaxed in schoolmistress fashion, as to a congregation of boys with primers.
She talked to Elizabeth again and again; coaxed and threatened her by turns.
Nothing extraordinary--don't be alarmed; he put himself under the protection of the court, compounded with his creditors --tenpence in the pound; in six weeks set up again, coaxed back his wife, and is flourishing like a green bay-tree.
He coaxed and blustered by turns, but in vain; the natives were neither to be intimidated nor appeased, and as a final resort he was obliged to call together his boat's crew, and pull away from what he termed the most infernal place he ever stepped upon.
Girls are bullied or coaxed or bribed, or all three together, into marrying nasty fellows.
The driver and I coaxed him into the carriage, drove home swiftly, undressed him and put him to bed, where he waked next morning with a sore headache, very much ashamed.