cajole


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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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But without a first-team coach But without a first-team coach who can mould players, knit them, who can mould players, knit them, cajole and convince them, none of cajole and convince them, none of the success would have happened.
Unlike performance benchmarks in other areas of the computer industry, ease-of-use is being designed into the specification and testing process to cajole storage vendors into reporting a plethora of results across their product lines.
Second, private interests will always exercise their constitutional rights to threaten - or cajole - their patrons in high places.
Moreover, "the belief that a declining birth rate imperiled national security brought with it an idealization of motherhood and efforts to intimidate or cajole women into devoting their lives to bearing and raising children" (279).
Faced with the 'great immovable' that is the modern-day workforce, managers can too easily fall into the motivational trap of trying to buy, coerce or cajole their employees' motivation.
The 12 songs cajole and transport the listener through a sometimes hauntingly real, often desperately hopeful journey that will remain long after the music dies away.
Far better for local authorities to coax and cajole householders to recycle than get their backs up, leaving smelly and dangerous waste to pile up in streets.
Maria Menounos of ``Access Hollywood'' was trying, without much luck, to cajole one of the models into eating a cupcake.
It is one thing to lecture, hector and cajole the overweight into shedding a few pounds for the sake of their health.
And there is a more aggressive form of story-telling that attempts to cajole and persuade, to teach and promote.
For example, we witness multiple interpretations--filmed in every corner of the studio--of the scene from The Miracle Worker in which Anne Sullivan tries to cajole a resistant Helen Keller into feeding herself.
No Marilyn Monroe, no Judith Campbell Exner, no every starlet at Metro that Peter Lawford could cajole into coming out to the beach house.
Jive, the slang noun, adjective, verb, has myriad meanings -- to talk or chat, to cajole or mislead, to play or dance.