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Synonyms for cajole

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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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'It must be well-noted that the respondent was cajoled and seduced into doing several acts by JA,' she said.
London [United Kingdom]/Taipei [Taiwan], Nov.7 ( ANI ): About 99.7 percent of the Uighur Muslim population in China's Xinjiang Province have reportedly been cajoled and coerced into donating blood to a government-run organ bank.
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.
But Abi, through a few well-timed tears, refused to be cajoled.
But now all these years later the whole thing is a prefabricated facade where individuals are pushed, cajoled and pressurised by producers into behaving in outlandish ways, all for the delectation of the more downmarket end of the British media.
In tones ranging from softly directive to a parade ground bark, they instructed, cajoled, coaxed, and demanded the undivided attention of the program's 35 dancers.
I have cajoled and convinced relatives to assist me in this quest by swabbing the inside of their cheeks in furtherance of the family good.
This last requirement is largely a cosmetic change, however, since even prior to the current crisis, passengers traveling within the US were cajoled into removing their shoes by TSA officials in contradiction of official policy in Washington.
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.
Firms should instead be "cajoled" into voluntarily contributing to an employee scheme, the CBI argued.
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.
The inventor of plastic eyeglass lenses, Graham was intelligent and inventive, but emotionally a cold fish who neglected his own eight children and kept a list of "Great Men" he had met in his life: Unlike other sperm bankers, Graham didn't pay donors; rather, he wined, dined, flattered, wheedled, and cajoled them into wanting to pass on their gifts.
At the age of 18, I'd cajoled my way into a newly opened strip club as a journalist for my high school newspaper.