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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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a winner on her racecourse debut on the all weather last december, Cajoled then posted a taking success on her first try in handicap company at Nottingham, winning by the best part of two lengths.
Although he retired as a Masters competitor last year, the 66-year-old six-time champion was cajoled into participating in the eve-of-tournament par-three event, and scored a one-under-par 26, three shots behind early leader Ben Crane.
The first test came as Garcetti cajoled members - who generally sat quietly listening to presentations by the public and colleagues - to wrap up their speeches within the time limits as the council tackled a weighty, 82-item agenda.
And who else could have cajoled and/or inspired such an outpouring of commitments to act.
Here you are nudged but not cajoled on a route upwards until at the top, just when you think you have reached a culde-sac and will have to retrace your steps, a small staircase releases the tension and spins you back down.
At the age of 18, I'd cajoled my way into a newly opened strip club as a journalist for my high school newspaper.
No sooner are the two rutting like minks than simpering Daniel is giving Kyril expensive jewelry, getting lilt up for cash, being cajoled into storing a hot valise, lied to about the ugly wells that turn up on Kyril's hands, and providing Kyril's girlfriend with free room and board.
Withered and limp, unkempt and undignified, he is reduced to an infantile state, to be comforted and cajoled, humored with therapeutic potions and measures, and ordered to obey.
This year; he even cajoled a government agency--Brazil's federal development bank, BNDES--to sign a historic, US$17 million agreement to finance sustainable development projects.
The industry's great and good will be cajoled to dig deep into their pockets for the Grocery Aid charity when an auction is staged at next week's IGD Glitter Ball in London.
For all its lack of editing, this latest show succeeded as a bombast of half-developed thought and images that cajoled as they seduced.
He and others cajoled, orchestrated, and parried multiple interest groups to shift control of the treatment of the mentally ill from the state hospital administrators to the new power brokers in the profession.
It is further alleged that Broadcom acquired companies in exchange for its stock, and then cajoled these acquired companies into having their customers make commitments to purchase products over a period of time in exchange for warrants.
The show will be a fairytale ending for the 13 women who were cajoled into performing a play originally called "Whingeing Women" by Craig Ryder, under the new title "Real Women".